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

Asimina triloba 'Shenandoah'
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One of the largest, sweetest and most flavourful cultivars with one pound fruits. 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:
North America
Native Habitat:
Well-drained, deep, fertile bottom-land and hilly upland habitat.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourRed 
TypeTree  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height25-40'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread10' and over  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureSun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-9  BerriesYes 
BC NativeNo    

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