Cricket Hill Garden

Pawpaw, 'Susquehanna'

$ 45

Variety description: Breeder Neil Peterson's personal favorite among his many excellent pawpaw cultivars. This cultivar's excellent traits are its large size, few seeds, and firm melting texture. Flavor is best characterized as "sweet, strong pawpaw."

Site requirements: Full sun location with evenly moist soil. Pawpaws will grow in the shade but fruit set will be poor.

Size at maturity: Trees can be maintained at about 15' tall. Pawpaws sucker readily.

Pests and diseases: None.

Hardiness: Native from New York west to southeastern Nebraska, and south to northern Florida and eastern Texas. Will grow in USDA zones 5-9.

Plant size: Grafted tree, about 1-2' tall with a well developed root system. 

When we ship: Available for late summer/early fall 2021 shipping. Potted plants also available at the nursery late summer/ early fall.

Shipping restrictions: None.

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