PawPaw Allegheny™ (Asimina triloba ‘Allegheny™’) – one of the most unique and delicious fruit trees that can be grown in the backyard orchard. Native to eastern North America, pawpaws are the only member of the Annonaceae, or custard apple family, that is adapted to temperate climates.
PawPaw Allegheny Facts
- Grows 10-20′ high
- Fast growing
- Bark is dark brown
- Large, slightly droopy leaves, lustrous dark green, turning soft to deep yellow in autumn
- Allegheny fruit has a complex flavor with citrus overtone, a firm custard-like texture, and quite seedy
- The largest native American fruit, Pawpaw was a significant part of the Native American diet