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Asimina triloba (Paw Paw)

Asimina triloba (Paw Paw)

Type: Native Tree/Shrub

Height: 15-30' tall

Sun: Full Sun to partial shade

Flowers: Purple

Water: Medium to wet soils


Can spread by suckers to make colonies. Purple flowers in spring give way to our native tropical fruit similar to a banana that feed wildlife and human alike! Plant two for cross-polination.

  • Photo Credit

    By Scott Bauer, USDA - USDA ARS Image Number K7575-8, Public Domain,

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