Scientific Name: Asimina triloba Form: Round
Common Name:pawpaw, Custard apple Texture:Very coarse
Family Name:AnnonaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous, Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):3 - 5m x 2 - 3m
Origin: Canada - eastern, U.S. - northeast, U.S. - southwest Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Glabrous, Obovate, Oblanceolate, Entire
Flowers: Purple, Dark-red, Apr- May
Fruit: Berry (true), Edible, Brown, Green-yellow, Jun- Jul
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Humus rich, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Urban agriculture, Medicinal plant, Wildlife food
Key ID Features:Suckering; dense pyramidal or rounded crown; stem emits fetid odor when bruised; flower buds ovoid and pubescent; fruit large, oval green then yellowish brown berry.