Cricket Hill Garden

Pawpaw, 'Tallahatchie'

$ 35

Variety description: Peterson's seventh pawpaw variety. He relates that he decided to release this variety after three separate people wrote to him asking to purchase this variety, having tasted it as an unnamed tree in a trail orchard. Good yields, fruit medium to large. Exquisite taste, smooth silky flesh is sweet with a perfect balance of flavors.

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. Grown in a 1 qt. container. 

When we ship: Available for late summer/early fall 2020 shipping. Potted plants also available at the nursery late summer/ early fall.

Shipping restrictions: None.

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