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Asimina triloba 'Susquehanna'
Common Name: Paw Paw Family: Annonaceae (The Custard Apple Family)

The largest and latest ripening cultivar weighing over one pound. Very sweet. Paw paw is an intriguing eastern North American (including southern Ontario) understorey tree with large, beautiful, subtropical foliage, red flowers and sweet, custardy fruits with a unique flavour like banana, mango and cantaloupe! All plants will produce fruit but you need two different seedlings or cultivars for cross pollination.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Americas - North America

Native Habitat:
Well-drained, deep, fertile bottom-land and hilly upland habitat.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourRed
TypeShrub Secondary Bloom Colour
Height25-40' Bloom TimeSpring
Spread10' and over FragranceYes
Light ExposureSun Part Sun Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Moist Stem Colour
Hardiness5-9 BerriesYes
BC NativeNo

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