Asimina 'Potomac' PawPaw

Asimina 'Potomac' PawPaw

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Yellow fruit with a sweet smooth taste
SKU 27313
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Tree Sleeve
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Key Characteristics

5 - 8

Mature Height

20 Feet

Mature Width

15 Feet

Sun / Shade

Full Sun, Part Shade

Moisture Level

Moist, well-drained

Soil Type

Normal, loamy

Description / Asimina 'Potomac' PawPaw

Pawpaws are small native deciduous trees that bear very large fruit with an extremely sweet, rich taste. Asimina PawPaw Potomac produces larger fruit than many cultivars and is heavy bearing. Cup-shaped purple flowers appear in spring, and give way to edible, oblong, yellowish green fruits which mature in early autumn to a dark brown. Asimina PawPaw Potomac fruits are massive, often weighing over a pound! The sweet flesh is plentiful, and the seeds are few. They are richly flavored and absolutely delicious with a smooth texture.

This particular variety makes a beautiful ornamental tree in the home garden or landscape. Asimina PawPaw Potomac works well to naturalize in a native plant or wild garden, a shrub border, woodland margin or in damp areas along ponds or streams. Even better, the Asimina PawPaw Potomac tree produces self-defensive compounds, so pests are not usually a problem. It does best in full sun to partial shade and well drained, slightly acidic fertile soil. You cannot go wrong with this easy, beautiful, and fruit bearing tree in your landscape.

Plants are grafted and will be 6-10" tall when shipped.

Product Details

Item Form Tree Sleeve
Genus Asimina
Species triloba
Variety 'Potomac'
Product Classification Fruit, Trees
Habit Upright
USDA Zone Low 5
USDA Zone High 8
Sun / Shade Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Color Lavender
Bloom Season Start Early Spring
Bloom Season End Early Spring
Foliage Color Dark Green, Light Green
Resistance Deer Resistance, Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Special Features Easy Care Plants, Edible
Uses Cuisine, Ornamental, Privacy, Specimen
Zone 5, 6, 7, 8
State Shipping Restrictions GU, HI, PR, VI
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