The PawPaw tree bears a fruit with a sweet, banana-like flavor that is eaten by people and animals. It is an interesting native tree - popular in moist deep soils along streams. Native Habitat ranges from New York to Florida, west to Nebraska and Texas. The PawPaw tree is a small tree reaching heights of 15 to 20 feet. It is medium to fast growing tree as a small tree.
Soil Type: Common in rich hardwood forests and riverbottoms. Prefers deep, moist soils.
Zones: 5 to 8
Germination Range: 60-80%
Stratification Requirement: 60 days cold moist stratification.