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Asimina triloba 'Susquehanna'
Common Name: Paw Paw Family: Annonaceae (The Custard Apple Family)

Asimina triloba 'Susquehanna' is the largest and latest ripening paw paw weighing over one pound with very sweet fruit. Paw paw is an intriguing eastern North American (including southern Ontario) understorey tree with large, beautiful, subtropical foliage, red flowers and sweet, custardy fruits with a unique flavour like banana, mango and cantaloupe! All plants will produce fruit but you need two different seedlings or cultivars for cross pollination.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Americas - North America

Native Habitat:
Well-drained, deep, fertile bottom-land and hilly upland habitat.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourRed
TypeShrub Secondary Bloom Colour
Height10-15' Bloom TimeSpring
Spread5-8' FragranceYes
Light Exposure Foliage ColourGreen
Soil Moisture Stem Colour
Hardiness5-9 BerriesYes
BC NativeNo

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