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Pawpaw

Asimina triloba

Pawpaw is a multi-stemmed shrub or small tree is a great plant for attracting all kinds of wildlife. Pawpaw's yellowish fruit is relished by many birds and small mammals. Pawpaw spreads slowly to form small colonies or thickets, providing good cover for a variety of wildlife.

Grow Native!
Native Seedling
Unique, tropical-looking foliage
Food and cover for a variety of wildlife.
Plant two for proper pollination.
In stock!
 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
14907 6-12in 4x4 S2 $20.00

More About Asimina triloba:

The Pawpaw provides larval food of Zebra Swallowtail butterfly.

Gardening Suggestions for Pawpaw:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability. For a delicious and unique dessert, try the recipe for Pawpaw Cheesecake, just one of the great, "wild" recipes found on the Missouri Department of Conservation's website.

Key Characteristics:

Midwest Native
Songbirds
Moist, Well-Drained
Great Foliage
Butterflies
Height:
15-20 Feet
Spread:
30-40 Feet
Hardiness Zone:
5-8

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Great Garden Neighbors:
Red Buckeye Red Buckeye

Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Upland Birds and Game
Butterflies
Songbirds
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Foliage Color
Gold
Green
Habit
Deciduous
Program
Grow Native!
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
Attributes
Specimen
Great Foliage
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage