Pawpaw Shenandoah

Shenandoah (TM) Pawpaw

Asimina triloba

According to Neil Peterson the Shenandoah has been the clear favorite of pawpaw customers at the DuPont Circle farmers market in Washington, DC. Even doubters and scoffers have been converted to pawpaw lovers by this variety! It is a real taste treat -- smooth, custard texture, with just the right balance of fragrance, sweet fruity flavor and agreeable aftertaste. This tree originated as a seedling of Overleese and it is superior to its parent. Large fruit with few seeds (6% by weight). Texture is firmer than wild pawpaws. Fruit is often borne in single-fruited clusters. Good yields. Shenandoah responds well to pruning. Fruits ripens early to mid season to late. Zones 5-8 Space 12' circle

Plant Characteristics
Pest ResistanceExcellent
Disease ResistanceExcellent
Drought ToleranceGood
Heat ToleranceExcellent
Humidity ToleranceExcellent
Sun ToleranceExcellent
Wet Soil ToleranceGood
Shade ToleranceVery Good
No SprayExcellent
Salt TolerancePoor
Fresh for KidsExcellent
Deer ResistanceGood
ThornsNo
Plant TypeTree
Soil TypeAdaptable
Edible TypeFruit
Self FertileNo
This information is accurate to the best of our knowledge, comments/opinions are always welcome
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13/4 Gallon
$40.00  grafted to pawpaw seedling
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