Pictured pawpaws in a white background.

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Pictured pawpaws in a white background.

By Amy Grant Pawpaw fruit trees (Asimina triloba) are large edible fruit trees native to the United States and the only temperate member of the tropical plant family Annonaceae, or Custard Apple family. This family includes cherimoya and sweetsop as well as several different kinds of pawpaws. What varieties of pawpaw tree are available to the home grower? Read on to find out about the types of pawpaw trees available and other information on the various types of pawpaw trees. About Pawpaw Fruit Trees All types of pawpaw fruit trees require warm to hot summer weather, mild to cold winters and consistent rainfall throughout the year. They thrive in USDA zones 5-8 and can be found growing wild from south of New England, north of Florida and as far west as Nebraska. Pawpaw trees are on the small side for fruit trees, about 15-20 feet (4.5-6 m.) in height. Although

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