Pawpaw Cutting Propagation: Tips On Rooting Pawpaw Cuttings

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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. Propagating pawpaw cuttings is often thought of one way to accomplish this. But can you root pawpaws this way? Pawpaw Cutting Propagation Pawpaw (Asimina triloba) is a member of the Annonaceae plant family along with the tropical sweetsop, soursop, custard apple, and cherimoya plants. However, the pawpaw is native to the eastern half of North America. Pawpaws mostly grow in the wild, but they are cultivated on a small scale as well. Pawpaw seeds are quite difficult to germinate because of complex dormancy and moisture requirements. Also, a seedling may not have the same characteristics as its parents in terms of fruit quality

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