Asimina triloba 'Wabash' is prized for its excellent crops of large, sweet, rounded, high quality fruit.
Asimina triloba 'Wabash' is prized for its excellent crops of large, sweet, rounded, high quality fruit which has a medium firm and creamy, smooth texture to its yellow to orange flesh. It has very few seeds. Mid to late season. Paw paw is an intriguing eastern North American (including southern Ontario) understorey tree with large, beautiful, subtropical foliage, red flowers and sweet, custardy fruits with a unique flavour like banana, mango and cantaloupe! All plants will produce fruit but you need two different plants for cross pollination.
Common Name: Paw Paw - [Citrus Pre-Order]
Family: Annonaceae (The Custard Apple Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Red
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Well-drained, deep, fertile bottom-land and hilly upland habitat.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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