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The Pawpaw

Asimina triloba

by M. Brett Callaway

Originally published as a booklet in 1990 by Kentucky State University, edited and converted to web format in 1998 by Snake C. Jones


TABLE OF CONTENTS

The Pawpaw (Asimina triloba)

Taxonomy

Distribution

Cultivars

Propagation

Enemies

Miscellaneous Uses

Improvements

Research Needs

Table 1. Descriptions for Species of Asimina Native to the United States Mainland

Table 2. Nomenclature of Asimina Species

Table 3. Pawpaw Cultivars

Table 4. Traits to be Considered When Selecting Pawpaws

Figure 1. Distribution of Asimina triloba in the United States

Figure 2. Distribution of Asimina Species Native to Extreme Southeastern United States

Figure 3. Distribution of Asimina parviflora in the United States

References

 

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