Asimina triloba


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Common Name: 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

Seed Ripens: late summer to fall

Germination Requirements: 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.

Details/Comments: Delicious fruit. Lurid purple flowers. Good yellow fall colour.

Picture Copyright: J. S. Peterson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database