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Discover the Exquisite Taste of the Paw Paw
Why Paw Paw Trees?
The dynamic, unique, and undeniably sweet flavors of this best-kept secret will astound you as soon as you take your first bite. Often described as bearing the taste of a banana cream pie, the Paw Paw has overtones of vanilla custard and banana with a hint of citrus.
And the best part is…the Paw Paw Tree is a native tree, so it’s super easy to grow. For starters, its cold hardy, handling temperatures down to -10 degrees. Plus, it's pest, disease and deer resistant, bringing a tropical feel to any garden without effort.
Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better
A short shelf-life makes the Paw Paw sell at grocery stores and markets, but that’s no problem for you...you'll have this delectable fruit right at home. And it's especially effortless because we've planted, grown and nurtured each Paw Paw for success before shipping to your door.
So, though you need to purchase two to get fruit, the process couldn't be simpler. Our plant experts on-staff are here to help every step of the way, from placing your order to incorporating this one-of-a-kind tree in your landscape.
Reap the rewards of our hard work at the nursery...and get your own Paw Paw Tree today. Don’t miss your chance to grow your own Paw Paws!
Paw Paw Tree Pollination
In order to get fruit, your paw paw tree will need another genetically different paw paw planted nearby.
Planting & Care
1. Planting: Your tree prefers a partial sun location and needs no more than 4 or 5 hours of sunlight a day. Rich, deep, and well-draining soil are ideal conditions from planting new Paw Paws.
Dig a hole that’s just as deep as the root ball, and three times as wide. Place your tree in the hole and make sure that it's level with the surrounding ground and standing straight upwards a 90-degree angle. Backfill your hole and gently tamp the soil down to prevent air pockets from forming.
Once the planting process is complete, give your tree a long drink of water and mulch around the tree to conserve soil moisture.
2. Watering: Water when soil is dry at least 1 to 2 inches deep. Avoid letting the soil completely dry out.
3. Fertilizing: For optimal growth and fruit production, fertilize twice each year with a well-balanced fertilizer such as a 20-10-10.
4. Pruning: The best time to prune is late winter or early spring. Simply prune for shaping and remove any dead or damaged branches.
5. Harvesting: The Paw Paw will be ready to eat when it pulls off easily from the tree.
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $129||$19.95|
|$129 +||FREE SHIPPING!|
|Mature Height:||15-25 ft.|
|Mature Width:||15-25 ft.|
|Sunlight:||Full Sun needed for fruiting. Tolerates shade|
|Botanical Name:||Asimina triloba|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
|Grows Well In Zones:||5-8 outdoors|
|Your Growing Zone:||#|
Growing Zones: 5-8 outdoors(hardy down to -10℉)
Customer Reviews & Photos
Trees arrived in good condition with good instructions. I had to look up information on how big trees get and how far apart to plant the 3 that I purchased
excited to be growing pawpaw's!
My next door neighbor grows pawpaws so I'm lucky to know how yummy they are! (And that they do well here in southern virginia!) I saw an interesting youtube video about the benefits of growing them close together, so I'm trying that idea. So far so good, we'll see what happens next spring!
Paw Paw Pollination Package
One tree is ok and the other one lost all of it's leave. I am hoping that is just because of the cold weather.
What you're seeing is completely normal for this time of year. Your tree will leaf out beautifully once the weather warms up in Spring but please reach out if you have any questions or concerns!
good so far both trees are losing all their leaves,not sure if its shock or winter. I live on the oregon coast, lt never really gets below 40 deg. I guess time will tell
the trees were extremely well packaged and in great health. They are getting acclimated to my zone (10). No new growth, but no loss either. I have repotted them into larger containers and will wait until they start showing signs of acclimatization before planting in the ground