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Pawpaw

Plant Type: Tree
Habitat: Woodland
Light Requirements: sun, part sun
Soil Moisture: mesic
Soil Type: Average
Height: 8 to 25 ft
Bloom Time: spring
Flower Colour: maroon
Comments: Delicious fruit. Lurid purple flowers. Good yellow fall colour.
Germination: Seed is hydrophilic, intolerant of dry storage. Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90 - 140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F. Seed will not germinate in presence of chemical inhibitors.
Seed Ripens: late summer to fall
Picture Copyright: J. S. Peterson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database
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