The Paw Paw tree is a tropical appearing tree. It can be seen in North America and can be found growing in the South-east portions of the United States. This tropical looking tree is a shade tree that can be known for its fruit. The fruit appear similar to banana and can be known for its sweet taste. The fruit is highly fragrant, sweet, and creamy. The fruit can be known to be loaded in extreme amounts of vitamins and minerals. The Paw Paw Tree grows best in acidic soils and needs large amounts of water to grow and produces as it can. The flower buds that it produces are sweet smelling and brown.
Climate Zone: 5 to 10.
Mature Height: 10 - 25 ft.
Sunlight: Prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Blooming Season: Summer.
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to various soils, moist.
Botanical Name: Carica papaya.