Tips For Propagating Pawpaws – How To Propagate A Pawpaw Tree

By January 15, 2018Articles

Tips For Propagating Pawpaws – How To Propagate A Pawpaw Tree

By Liz Baessler The pawpaw is a strange fruit that deserves more attention. Reportedly Thomas Jefferson’s favorite fruit, this North American native is something like a pulpy banana with seeds that sprout up in groves in the wild. But what if you want one in your own backyard? Keep reading to learn more about pawpaw tree reproduction methods and how to propagate a pawpaw at home. Pawpaw Propagation by Seed The most common and successful way of propagating pawpaws is the harvest and planting of seed. In fact, the harvest step isn’t even entirely necessary, as the entire pawpaw fruit can be planted in the ground the autumn, with very good likelihood that it will put up shoots in the spring. If you do wish to harvest seeds from the fruit, however, it’s important to let the fruit ripen to maturity first, as it tends to drop from the tree

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