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.
Prolific is early ripening and is prized for its abundant crops of medium to large, sweet and tasty fruit. This unique variety often begins bearing two years after planting.
This patented variety features very large and flavorful fruit. Weighing up to 1 lb., Shenandoah™ is mid season ripening and features very sweet, creamy-yellow, custard-like flesh.
One of our most popular and reliable varieties, Sunflower bears abundant crops of very large, sweet and delicious fruit. This superior variety won First Prize at the 2010 Ohio Pawpaw Festival.
The largest of all the Peterson Pawpaw™ varieties, Susquehanna® is later ripening and its fruit is very sweet and richly flavorful with few seeds. Individual fruits can weigh over 1 lb. (Plant Patent #15900)
This superior variety is prized for its abundant crops of richly flavored, very large, sweet, high quality fruit.