Shenandoah™ Pawpaw

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Description

Flavor, flavor and more flavor. Fruit weighs up to one pound each! Another outstanding Peterson variety that’s become a farm-market hit. Firm-textured, banana-colored flesh is fruity, sweet and oh-so-custardy, with a wonderful aroma and pleasant finish. Very few seeds. Tree is a good yielder. Takes well to proper pruning and well-drained, deeply dug, slightly acid soil. During its first few years shield it from afternoon sun, then give it full exposure for the largest crops. Ripens in September. Grafted. For proper pollination, plant another grafted variety nearby. May be covered by USPP #14,452 or other patents. ‘Wansevwan’ cultivar.

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Characteristics

Bloom Color Purple
Fruit Color Yellow
Fruit Size Large
Ripens/Harvest September
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 5.5 - 7.0
Taste Sweet And Mild
Texture Soft, Custard
Years to Bear 2 - 4
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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