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Pawpaw – Susquehanna

$35.00

3 in stock

SKU: AFGN-0162 Categories: ,

Product Description

The fruit is used as a laxative. The leaves are diuretic. They are applied externally to boils, ulcers and abscesses. The seed contains the alkaline asiminine, which is emetic and narcotic. They have been powdered and applied to hair to kill lice. The bark is a bitter tonic. It contains the alkaline analobine, which is used medicinally.

Additional Information

Latin Name

Asimina triloba

Family

Annonaceae

Size At Maturity

12-15′

Usda Zone

Zone 5

Native Habitat

An understorey tree of woodlands, growing in deep rich moist soils of river valleys and bottomlands, often forming dense thickets.

Native To Ontario

Yes

Pollination Requirements

Plant two varieties or a combination of seedlings and varieties for cross-pollination.

Size of plant for sale

5 1/2″ band pot

Variety

Susquehanna – The largest and latest ripening of all the Peterson Pawpawª selections, Susquehanna¨ fruit is very sweet and richly flavorful with few seeds. Individual fruits can weigh over 1 lb. (Plan

Plant Description Source

Plants for a future: http://www.pfaf.org

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