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Pawpaw Pie – Dessert Ideas To Use Pawpaw Fruit This Thanksgiving

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

The bold flavors in pawpaws make excellent desserts. If you are new to this fruit, learn how to prepare it for a variety of delicious recipes.

How To Plant Pawpaw Tree Seeds: Tips For Germinating Pawpaw Seeds

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

With the many dark brown seeds produced in each pawpaw fruit, gardeners may naturally wonder: Can you grow a pawpaw tree from seed? Click on the following article to learn how to plant pawpaw tree seeds.

Suckering Pawpaw Trees: What To Do With Pawpaw Suckers

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

With pawpaw seed propagation, a slow and demanding activity, many gardeners may wonder, "Should I keep my pawpaw tree suckers for propagation instead?". This article will answer that question, as well as other questions about pawpaw sucker maintenance.

What Sex Are Pawpaw Flowers: How To Tell Sex In Pawpaw Trees

By Amy Grant

One reason this delicacy is not commercially grown has to do with pawpaw flower sex. It is difficult to know what sex pawpaw flowers are. Are pawpaws monoecious or dioecious? Is there a way to tell the sex in pawpaw trees? This article will help address the issue.

Pawpaw Trimming Guide: Learn How To Prune A Pawpaw Tree

By Teo Spengler

Pawpaw trees are the most common fruit trees native to North America. Pawpaw trees grow best in a shady location with excellent drainage. Pawpaw pruning may sometimes be useful but it is not an essential. To find out if and when you should cut back pawpaw trees, click here.

Using Pawpaw As Cancer Treatment: How Does Pawpaw Fight Cancer

By Liz Baessler

Natural remedies have been around for as long as humans. For most of history, in fact, they were the only remedies. Every day new ones are being discovered or rediscovered. Click here to learn more about pawpaw herbal medicine, specifically using pawpaws for cancer treatment.

Tips For Propagating Pawpaws – How To Propagate A Pawpaw Tree

By Liz Baessler

The pawpaw is a strange fruit that deserves more attention. Reportedly Thomas Jefferson's favorite fruit, this North American native sprouts up in groves in the wild. But what if you want one in your own backyard? Click here to learn more about pawpaw tree reproduction.

Do Deer Eat Pawpaws – Tips For Keeping Deer Out Of Pawpaw Trees

By Shelley Pierce

I have been considering planting and growing pawpaw trees, but I have a bit of trepidation about the whole deer issue. Are pawpaws deer resistant? Is there a way of keeping deer out of pawpaw trees? Let's find out more together in this article.

Pawpaw Cutting Propagation: Tips On Rooting Pawpaw Cuttings

By Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez, Plant Scientist & Writer

The pawpaw is a tasty and unusual fruit. But the fruits are rarely sold in stores, so if there are no wild trees in your area, the only way to get the fruit is usually to grow it yourself. A common question is if you can propagate the tree from cuttings. Find out here.

Can You Root Pawpaw Suckers – Tips For Propagating Pawpaw Suckers

By Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez, Plant Scientist & Writer

Can you root pawpaw suckers? It is difficult to propagate the tree in this manner. According to people experienced with this tree, pawpaw sucker propagation tends to have a low success rate. But it can be done. Learn how in this article.

Pawpaw Trimming Tips: How To Prune A Pawpaw Tree

By Teo Spengler

Pawpaw tree pruning is sometimes helpful or necessary. If you are thinking of planting these fruit trees, you'll need to learn how to prune a pawpaw. Use the information found in this article for some helpful pawpaw trimming tips.

How To Treat A Sick Pawpaw: Information About Diseases Of Pawpaw Trees

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Pawpaw trees are remarkably disease resistant. However, pawpaw diseases may occasionally occur. Click this article to learn more about a couple of common pawpaw illnesses and tips on treating a diseased pawpaw.

Pawpaw Transplant Tips – How To Transplant A Pawpaw Trees

By Liz Baessler

Pawpaws are a fascinating and largely unknown fruit. Native to North America and reportedly Thomas Jefferson?s favorite fruit, they taste a little bit like a sour banana full of big seeds. But can you transplant a pawpaw? Learn more about how to transplant them here.

Insects That Eat Pawpaws – Recognizing Pawpaw Pest Symptoms

By Amy Grant

While the pawpaw has few pests in general, it is susceptible to some common pawpaw pests. Treating pawpaw tree pests is reliant on identifying pawpaw pest symptoms. Click here to find out about insects that eat pawpaws and pawpaw pest treatment.

Pawpaw Benefits: Pawpaw Fruit Ideas And Uses

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Many foods are also a part of traditional medicinal preparations and even used in building and as cordage. Pawpaw fruits are no exception. There are numerous uses for pawpaw fruit as a food and beyond. Learn about some of them in this article.

Pawpaw Tree Varieties: Recognizing Different Kinds Of Pawpaws

By Amy Grant

Pawpaws are large edible fruit trees native to the United States. What varieties of pawpaw tree are available to the home grower? Click here to find out about the types of pawpaw trees available and other information on the various types of pawpaw trees.

Pawpaw Not Producing Fruit: How To Make A Pawpaw Tree Fruit

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Fans of the pawpaw fruit describe it as a tropical flavored custard, in other words delicious. If your yard's pawpaw isn't bearing fruit, take steps to change that and enjoy these tasty native treats. This article will help get you started.

When To Pick Pawpaws: How To Tell If Pawpaw Fruit Is Ripe

By Amy Grant

If you?re new to picking pawpaws, you?re probably wondering how to tell if the pawpaw fruit is ripe. Pawpaw picking season varies depending upon the cultivar and the location they are being grown. Click this article to learn more and find out when to pick pawpaws.

Container Grown Pawpaw Trees – Tips For Growing Pawpaw Tree In A Pot

By Amy Grant

For those of you who live in the eastern United States, pawpaw fruit may be very commonplace, albeit generally unavailable except perhaps at a farmers market. All the more reason to try growing pawpaw trees in containers. Click here to learn more.

About Pawpaw Trees: Tips For Planting A Pawpaw Tree

By Jackie Carroll

The aromatic pawpaw fruit has a tropical flavor. To enjoy these tasty fruits from your own garden, use the information in this article to see if pawpaw tree care is possible in your region.

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