Widely adapted and tolerant of damp soils, but must have adequate drainage. Native Pawpaw have been overlooked as a landscape tree, but is now attracting substantial attention. The fruit are nutritious and resemble the banana (often referred to as yellow banana). Fruits are high in potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium, plus other minerals. Contains compounds which have shown to inhibit mammalian solid tumor cells. Extracts from the bark have shown excellent pesticidal and antifungel activity. The nodding flowers are unlike those of any other American tree - curious in there-lobed shape, and maroon in colour. The bold leaves turn a pleasing golden yellow in the autumn. Tree resemble a tropical like appearance. After thirty years of trials, we have the secret of easily transplanting the paw paw. Use 30% teralite and our inoculant mixed with the soil in the hole. Keep the trees watered and mulched. They will grow. Ours are. All trees are carefully dug to preserve the hair like feeder roots which are attached to the 10 - 16" tap root.
We offer Fairchilds-Zimmerman, Davis, Mitchell, Sunflower, Taylor, Greenriver, O Taytoo, Wells, PA Golden, and other varieties of superior hybrid quality. #5 8-9-10-13-14-16-18-20-23-25-26-27 & 30.
6 - 9" $20.00 ea
14 - 20" $26.00 ea
21 - 30" $35.00 ea
32 - 40" $65.00 ea
Remember: Always use inoculant at planting time.