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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:

Butterflies
Songbirds
Moist, Well-Drained
Great Foliage
Midwest Native
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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Characteristics & Attributes for Asimina triloba ''

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
Great Garden Neighbors:
Red Buckeye Red Buckeye