Botanical Name: Asimina triloba
Common Name: Pawpaw
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Height: 15-20' Spread: 15-20' Habit/Form: Colony forming Growth Rate: Slow
Cultural Requirements: Full sun to dense shade; prefers moist, well-drained soil; forms thickets; sensitive to drought.
Ornamental Characteristics: Nodding, dark purple flowers in spring; elongated edible fruit in summer; yellow to yellow green fall color.
Use in Landscape: Small specimen tree or possible screen.
Comments: Edible fruit, resistant to deer browse, cultivars available
Plant tolerant of flooded areas for extended periods of time.
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