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Trees

ASIMINA triloba
Common Name: Pawpaw, Common

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Plant Type: Trees
Zone: 5 Foliage: Green
Height: 15-20' Fall Foliage: Yellow
Width / Spread: 15-20' Flower: Purple
Habit: Pyramidal Flower Season: Mid Spring
Sun Requirements: Full/Partial Fruit: Edible
Uses: Fruit Production
Naturalizing
Woodland Planting
Tolerance: Attracts Wildlife
Disease Resistant
Moist Soil

Description:
Purple flowers in early May are not particularly showy, but certainly are unique. Dense pyramidal or round-topped head. Edible brownish black fruit taste similar to a banana. Good for moist areas. Can sucker to form groves in optimum growing conditions. NATIVE to mountainous regions of the southern US.

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