Re: [gardeners] gardeners Digest V1 #434

George Shirley (
Mon, 08 Feb 1999 18:59:42 -0600 wrote:

> In a message dated 1/31/99 5:05:18 AM,
> writes:
> <<harry, plant pawpaw trees.  Leaves ca. 10 inches long, like flop-eared
> rabbits.  And you'll get fruit.  15-20 feet is about max for their height.
> Nice trees, no insect problems.  Margaret
> >>
> Does anyone know a variety of PawPaw that will bear fruit in USDA zone 9 or
> Sunset 14/15?  I have such fond memories of my grandfather's trees in Ohio and
> the yummy hidden fruit.
> Sorry for my tardy question.  Just returned from 9 days on business in NYC.
> Burrrrr it was around 19F.
> Mary-Anne

Take a look in Stark Brothers catalog and there is also a firm out in Oregon that
specializes in fruit trees. You can also go to and check out PawPaws.