Asimina triloba


Common Name: pawpaw
Plant Type:Tree
Light (original): light shade to sun
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:8 to 25 feet
Width:6 to 10 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Woodland
Soil Type:moist, fertile
Soil Moisture:Mesic
Seed Ripens:late summer to fall
USDA Zones:4 to 9
Flower Colour:maroon
Bloom Time:spring
Comments:Delicious fruit. Lurid purple flowers. Good yellow leaf colour.
Germination:Seed is hydrophyllic, intolerant of dry storage.
Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Seed will not germinate in presence of chemical inhibitors.
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Picture Copyright: J.S. Peterson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database