Pawpaw (Asimina triloba 'PA-Golden 4') in the Pawpaws Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Malodorous
Flower Color: Multi-Color: Purple to maroon to brown
Uses: Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Stratify seeds: 90-120 days
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Root
Other: root suckers, grafting and budding techniques

Fall Wildflowers Report from jmorth's GardenFall Wildflowers Report from jmorth's Garden
By jmorth on November 17, 2013

New England Asters are starring in this show. These are the 6' wild kind, mostly purple, some pink. Absolute butterfly magnet, often 5 or 7 varieties on sunny days. The rich purple of the asters is complemented by the shiny gold on tall Goldenrod which tops out at up to 10 ft. Another wildflower, the golden sunflower, Maximilian, is also in prime flowering mode. It is a very floriferous fall sunflower that also can be a huge Monarch attractant just before the Monarch migration passes through here in the fall.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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September 2014 Butterflies, Moths & Larva by jmorth Oct 1, 2014 10:11 PM 235
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