POLLINATION: Two plants are needed for pollination
SPACING: Plant trees 6-10 feet apart
FLAVOR OF FRUIT: Very Sweet
Also called “The Custard Apple” because of its delicious taste of vanilla custard. Trees grow to about 25 feet and the fruit is 3″ to 6″ long. The plant has the characteristics of a tropical tree. It is an excellent ornamental and shade tree. Pawpaws prefer rich, fertile soil, regular waterings and six hours of sun daily. Plants are hardy from USDA Zones 4-9.