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Another rare find. The Pawpaw is one of this country's most over-looked fruits. Native to most parts of the United States, the Pawpaw thrives with little or no care. A deciduous, small, pyramidal tree, with 4 to 5 inch long fruit that has custard smooth, white to apricot flesh. Delicious banana-like flavor is awesome. The fruit is eaten fresh or used in salads and for making custard pies and preserves. Two trees are needed for cross-pollination.
for the 2012 USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map to find out your areas hardiness zone.
Pawpaw Varieties (Asimina triloba)
GAINESVILLE #1 or #2 We got the budwood from the Gainesville, FL area off 2 different trees. Great choice for folks further
south and works well for up north too. Grafted. Zones 7-9. $45.99 3 gal (3-5ft).
MANGO Selected from the wild in Tifton, GA, by
Major C. Collins in 1970. Mango is the most vigorous growing of the pawpaw varieties and produces a good crop of
large yellow fleshed fruit. Grafted. Zones 5-9. $45.99 3 gal (3-5ft).
SOUTHERN SEEDLING We gather the seed for this variety from
the North Florida area. It reliably fruits in Zones 8B and 9.
Fruit varies in size from 3" to 5", with a pale yellow flesh.
Excellent flavor. Ripens late August-September. Zones 7-9.
$34.99 3 gal (3-5ft).
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Please come to see us if you can (Wednesday to Sunday, 9:05-5:08). We are located 19 miles south of Tallahassee, just off US Highway 98, 1 mile east of the intersection with US Highway 319 (South of Crawfordville center and actually in the village of Medart). If you need further directions, feel free to call us at 1-850-926-5644 or enter 30 Saint Frances St. Crawfordville FL 32327 (or Just Fruits Nursery) into Google Maps ( CLICK HERE).