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Pawpaw Seedling

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Hardy to Zone 5 Mature Height 25 - 35 feet 2 Seedlings Recommended Asimina triloba

Friends, Our January restock sold out quickly!
We’ll have a limited offering of 40 PawPaw Seedlings at Tree Weekend and can’t wait!

Fruit & Nut Tree pre-ordering is now closed, Friends!
If you've placed your pre-order, pick-up weekend will be April 27 & 28, 2024 (from 10-2pm)!

Also known as American Custard Apple, Hillbilly Mango or (recently) Hipster Banana. This native tree grows up to 25-30 feet and bears much sought after yellow-green skinned fruit tasting like a banana, pineapple and mango custard. Mature pawpaw trees will deliver diverse fruit size and flavors, with the random promise of discovering you have the world’s best Pawpaw in your backyard. Slow to come into bearing, and with odd smelling flowers that are pollinated by beetles and maybe carrion flies! Quite lovely as a landscape tree. Fruition’s Pawpaw seedlings are 1 – 2 feet tall. For good pollination, we recommend planting 2 seedlings close together to form a Pawpaw patch.

Growing Pawpaws: Fruition recommends this guide shared by Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Please purchase trees & tree kits separately from non-tree items. Also on orders of 25+ trees, enjoy a 10% discount automatically applied to your cart!

New for all Fruit & Nut orders: Pre-order online & pick up your trees on April 27 & 28, 2024 from 10-2 pm. It's true, while we won't be shipping any tree orders this year, please join us for tree order pick up during Fruition’s fun-filled Fruit & Nut Tree Weekend at the farm in Naples, NY!

Final day to order Fruit & Nut Trees is April 14th

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For good pollination, we recommend planting 2 seedlings close together to form a Pawpaw patch.

Pawpaw Transplant Instructions: Some of Fruition’s Pawpaws come potted while other are bare root seedlings. Transplant your potted pawpaw trees in their final location soon after you get them home, keeping them well watered until then.

Pawpaw Growing Resources: Fruition recommends this guide shared by Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Fruit & Nut Growing Resources from Fruition & Beyond

General Fruit & Nut Tree Growing: 
Fruition’s current online tree growing resources are focused on Apple Trees however Pears, Plums, Peaches, Apricots and Cherries require much the same site choice, planting, and basic care considerations.

Fruition’s (Apple) Tree Growing Guide
Fruition’s Free Organic Orcharding Course
Fruition’s pre-recorded Fruit Q & Qs Webinar Library
New England Tree Fruit Management Guide
Cornell’s Guide to Growing Fruit at Home
Cornell’s Tree Fruit Resources 
all books by the late Michael Phillips

All resources above and…
The Holistic Orchard and The Apple Grower are fabulous books by Michael Phillips.
A Grower’s Guide to Organic Apples from Cornell

Elderberry: University of Vermont
Figs: Penn State Extension
Grapes: Cornell Cooperative Extension
Mulberry: Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association
Pawpaws: Cornell Cooperative Extension
Chinese Chestnut: Arnold Arboretum
Hazelnut: CornellForestConnect
Northern Hardy Pecan: Society of Ontario Nut Growers

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