Way down yonder in the paw-paw patch…Pickin’ up paw-paws, puttin ’em in her pockets…. You may also start singing this familiar tune when you are out and about and see a Paw-Paw tree. Now You’ll bring the tropics home and plant your own! Native to North The us, the Paw-Paw tree is probably one of The us’s best kept secret producing a greenish-blackish fruit. Though the outer skin is not attractive, the pale to bright yellow pulp that surrounds the glossy, dark brown seeds are rich and nutritious. They are high in unsaturated fats, proteins and their derivative amino acids, and carbohydrates. You’ll at all times find the fruits clustered a number of the leaves and branches. Each fruit can weigh as much as 2 pounds! A mature Paw-Paw tree is a medium sized tree and can grow from 15′-30′ in height and spread. For best results, plant your Paw-Paw in moist, somewhat acidic, deep, fertile well- drained soil where it can receive full sun to partial shade. Hardiness zone: 3-9.
You are purchasing one heavy rooted Paw-Paw trees often referred to as ‘Poor Man’s Banana’ in a 1 Trade Gallon Pot 2 – 4′ tall, ready for immediate shipping!
Sweet and aromatic fruit that tastes like Boston Cream Pie! Rich in minerals: Magnesium, copper, zinc, iron, manganese, potassium and phosphhorus; also contains concentrations of Vitamin C, proteins and their derivative amino acids
The Paw Paw tree is easy to take care of and handle. The tree will attract butterflies.
Established, healthy, heavy root system! Attractive, ornamental, fruit-bearing tree.
*Images are for reference only and are of mature plants * In winter all plants will ship dormant (without leaves).