Geographic origin: North America.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 15 meters.
Type of soil: Deep, rich and moist, neutral to acidic.
Hardiness: Hardy to -25°C, but some parts of plant may be affected in temperatures below 0°C.
Site: Full sun.
Characteristics and uses: The Pawpaw is an original tree that produces fruits that are about 15 cm long. Their creamy flesh is edible with a taste somewhere between mango and banana. In the United States, the « Pawpaw » is eaten fresh, in ice cream, sorbets and yogurts...
It is advisable to plant two trees next to each other to ensure good pollination. On its own it is also a beautiful tree, producing decorative red flowers at the beginning of spring.