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Pawpaw (Asimina triloba

Scientific Name: Assimina triloba
Available Size: 2-3′

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Description

Type: Deciduous tree

Family: Annonaceae

Height:15-30 feet

Spread: 15-30 feet

Native Range: Southeastern US

Ideal Site Requirements:

Soil: average well drained

Water: medium to wet

Sunlight needs: full sun to part shade

Tolerates: wet soil

Landscape use: rain garden, naturalize in wild garden, shrub border, becomes leggy in full shade

Brief Description: Small understory tree/shrub, often spreads via root suckers, cup shaped purple flowers in spring, edible fruit in early autumn, large slightly drooping leaves. 

Wildlife Benefits: Wildlife eagerly eat fruit.

Possible Problems: No serious insect or disease problems.

Stand out Features: Edible fruit similar in flavor and consistency to bananas, best fruit set occurs between unrelated trees.

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