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Asimina triloba 'Potomac'


Asimina triloba 'Potomac' has one of the largest fruits with a delicious, sweet and rich flavour.

Asimina triloba 'Potomac' has one of the largest fruits weighing 3/4 lbs. Delicious, sweet and richly flavoured with very few seeds among the firm, smooth, yellow flesh. Trees grow more upright with less spread than other cultivars which is great for smaller spaces. A sister to 'Susquehanna' but with larger fruit. 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 seedlings or cultivars 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

Height: 10-15'

Width: 5-8'

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes



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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