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Allegheny® Pawpaw

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Description

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Precocious, productive and very early. A customer favorite! A fleshy, yellow fruit with a sweet, rich, silky taste that hints at citrus, mango and even avocado. Allegheny pawpaws are smaller than most, weighing in at about 8 ounces each. The trees are so productive that a little thinning may be desirable to keep the fruit size as large as possible. Skin stays green even when ripe. Perfect for a farm market – produces huge yields of smaller fruit that’s easier to manage in bulk. Tolerant of afternoon shade and resistant to pests and disease, as are most all pawpaws. Ripens in September. Grafted. For proper pollination, plant another grafted variety nearby.

Characteristics

Bloom Color Purple
Fruit Color Yellow
Fruit Size Small - Medium
Ripens/Harvest September
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 5.5 - 7.0
Taste Sweet, Rich
Texture Medium Firm
Years to Bear 2 - 3
Zone Range 5 - 9

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 9
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 15 - 20' tall x 15 - 20' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 15 - 20' apart to ensure room for growth.

Pollination

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Plant one of these varieties within 50' for best pollination.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow pawpaw trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

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Will look forward to eating the fruit
Elizabeth C on Aug 2, 2020
Will look forward to eating the fruit
Elizabeth C on Aug 2, 2020

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