Landscaping: Pawpaw is a deciduous understory tree.  Purple cup shaped flowers bloom in spring. Green leaves change to yellow in the fall.

Wildlife: Raccoons, squirrels and opossums enjoy eating the fruit.

Economic: Fleshy fruit ripen in early fall and are edible. The fruit flavor is described as a cross between an apple and banana with the texture resembling a banana.  Also called custard apples. Fruits are eaten raw or used in desserts.

Contributed by: Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder

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Paw Paw

5 for $42.00, 10 for $74.00, 25 for $158.00, 50 for $263.00