Can I see Your Paw Paw Tree?

schiba(5b)September 13, 2013

I am looking to add a couple paw paw trees to my landscape. Problem is, I cannot get a good enough picture of paw paws to compare size and shape of a whole tree. Do you have one in your landscape?

They are fruiting now. Do you have a pic of the fruit on a Penn. Golden?

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Tony(Zone 5. Omaha, Nebraska)

Here is a pawpaw tree with fruit.

Tony

    Bookmark   September 13, 2013 at 11:09PM
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schiba(5b)

Oh, be still my heart! It look so tropical. How much space does it take up in your landscape? Could you place two in a 20' area?

    Bookmark   September 13, 2013 at 11:14PM
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Tony(Zone 5. Omaha, Nebraska)

Mine are 8-10 feet apart.

Tony

    Bookmark   September 13, 2013 at 11:17PM
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schiba(5b)

That is wonderful. I am planting one 5' from a row of blueberry bushes and 10' away from the next pawpaw. They will get max 6 hours of sun, but no more. I hope they will be happy! A little worried about growing them out of their happiness zone though.

    Bookmark   September 13, 2013 at 11:23PM
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eboone_gw

Near the bottom of this linked thread is my post with a picture of a full grown tree, about 18 - 20 ft high. Not sure of the age of the tree. Don't know if they get larger. Don't think this one has had pruning, fertilizer, mulch, etc but there are a couple smaller trees in the yard.

Here is a link that might be useful: Another pawpaw thread

    Bookmark   September 14, 2013 at 9:49PM
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franktank232(z5 WI)

This one grows in Madison, WI... i planted a paw paw just for the foilage. I really like the shape of them/leaves.

    Bookmark   September 14, 2013 at 10:24PM
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schiba(5b)

What an interesting shape! Thanks for the pics. 10' apart it is, and looks like they will give me nice shade.

    Bookmark   September 20, 2013 at 6:47PM
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schiba(5b)

I just wanted to resurrect this thread by sharing an interesting blog page about a native patch and a pawpaw enthusiast that is local to Massachusetts. I found a like-minded individual who has posted some interesting info on pawpaws and I thought I would share.

Also, it seems that Tripple Brook Farm in Southampton, Ma. also sells pawpaws and has a stand of native persimmons and paersimmon trees to buy.

Here is a link that might be useful: the pawpaws

    Bookmark   August 10, 2014 at 8:20PM
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