This unique, hardy, native American tree features large, light green fruit and long tropical-looking foliage that turns a striking bright yellow in the fall. Pawpaw fruit combines delicious, fruity, banana-like flavor with creamy, custard-like flesh. The largest native American fruit, Pawpaw was a significant part of the Native American diet and, with our superior, large-fruited varieties, is enjoying renewed popularity. To ensure success with transplanting, our Pawpaw plants are supplied in containers. Plant two Pawpaw varieties for cross-pollination. Pawpaw is hardy to minus 20°F. or below.
This very productive variety features large fruit with delicious, sweet, creamy-yellow flesh. Allegheny™ appears to be the earliest ripening of the Peterson Pawpaw™ varieties.
KSU - Atwood™
This Kentucky State University introduction ripens in mid season and is prized for its incredibly heavy crops, 150 or more fruit per tree, and sweet, rich and delicious flavor.
The most vigorous Pawpaw we grow, Mango quickly becomes a small tree and bears large, tasty fruit with attractive, orange-yellow flesh.
This early ripening variety from Canada produces abundant crops of very large, sweet and flavorful fruit.
Overleese bears abundant crops of very large, oval fruit with delicious, creamy, yellow-orange flesh,
These Pawpaw seedlings should give good quality fruit and can also serve as pollinators for grafted varieties. Plant at least two, or one with a grafted variety, for cross-pollination.
Pennsylvania Golden is prized for its abundant crops of large, sweet, flavorful fruit. Agood variety for cooler regions, Pennsylvania Golden is the earliest ripening variety we have found.
Potomac™ can bear extremely large fruit which is prized for its delicious, sweet and richly flavored, creamy yellow flesh. Potomac is also unique for its attractive, upright growth habit.