Asimina triloba

Common Pawpaw

A large shrub or small tree, that is native to eastern North America. It prefers moist, deep soils, in full sun to part shade. The small purple flowers are followed by a 2-5" long edible fruit that resembles a short, fat banana.

  • Common Name: Common Pawpaw
  • Height: 30' tall
  • Spread: 20' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 5 - 8