Photo Courtesy of Heritage Seedlings

Asimina triloba (Common Pawpaw)

Fragrant, dark burgundy, cup-shaped flowers grow on branches with very large, ovate, bright green leaves. The flowers give way to edible pawpaw – oblong, yellowish-green fruit with custard-like texture and a mango/banana/citrus taste. Low maintenance.

Blooms early to mid spring
15-30 ft tall x 15-30 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts birds and butterflies
Tolerant to juglone


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Native to Native