Asimina Susquehanna, Peterson’s Pawpaw
Peterson’s favorite, Susquehanna Pawpaw features large fruits with few seeds a firm buttery texture. Sweet fruit with rich Pawpaw flavor. Tree responds well to pruning.
Neal Peterson is renowned for his breading of Pawpaw trees. His Pawpaws are more reliable producers with larger, fleshier and tastier fruit than the wild Pawpaw.
Pawpaws are native Missouri trees that produce fruit in fall that have a flavor reminiscent of bananas. In fact Pawpaws are sometimes know as the Missouri Banana Tree. The host plant to the Zebra Swallowtail Butterfly, their caterpillars exclusively eat Pawpaw leaves.