Paw Paw

Asimina triloba


Height 30' - 40'
Spread 35' - 40'
Tree Form Modified Leader
USDA Zone 5A - 9
Blooms Spring
Drops Fruit or Nuts August - October
Soil Moist, fertile soil, slightly acidic. Soil must be well-drained.
Soil pH 5.5 - 7.0
Light requirements Full Sun to Partial Shade

Spacing 30 - 40'
Pruning Annual pruning stimulates new growth and fruiting.
Fertilization Do not fertilize at planting. Once the trees are established, fertilize in early spring (Mar-April) as growth begins. Do not fertilize in the fall, which could promote late season tender growth that can be damaged by early frosts.
Watering Newly planted trees should be watered regularly. This is the most critical step in the establishment of your new trees. Please see the Watering section under "How to plant and grow" in our Learning Center.

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Alachua, FL

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