NC-1 Pawpaw Tree
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NC-1 Pawpaw Tree
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Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 5-9
  • Exposure: Sun or Shade
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
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NC-1 Pawpaw

Asimina triloba 'NC-1'

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Enjoy making desserts from fresh fruits, maybe even fruits from your own orchard? NC-1 Pawpaw has the perfect fruit to explore and create the best desserts you can offer! Producing a fruit with thin skin and few seeds makes NC-1 Pawpaw fruit ideal for adding to any delicious dessert. Pawpaw fruits bring the perfect banana-custard flavor to any dish, or fresh if you prefer. Even if you aren't adventurous in the kitchen and prefer to enjoy the addition to the landscape, NC-1 provides a great color show with its dark purple blooms in spring and bright golden-yellow leaves in fall.

Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 5-9
  • Exposure: Sun or Shade
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
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More Info

Cold Tolerance/Hardiness Zone 5
Heat Tolerance/Hardiness Zone 9
Exposure Sun or Shade
Avg Mature Height 20-30'
Avg Mature Width 20-25'
Growth Rate Slow
Leaf Color Light Green
Fall Leaf Color Brilliant Yellow
Flower Color Purple/Maroon
Flower Time Spring
Fruit Color Light Green
Fruit Time Fall
Foliage Color Light Green
Bloom Time Spring
Cary Award Winner No
PA Gold Medal Award No
Attractive Bark No
Attracts Birds Yes
Attracts Butterflies No
Attracts Hummingbirds No
Attracts Pollinators Yes
Deer Resistant Yes
Drought Tolerant No
Dry, Poor Soils No
Edible Fruit Yes
Fragrant Yes
Groundcover No
Hedge/Windbreak No
Native No
Salt Tolerance/Seashore No
Seasonal Cut Branches No
Shade Tolerance Yes
Showy Flowers No
Specimen No
Urban Conditions No
Utility Line Trees No
Wet Moist Soils Yes
Winter Interest No
Woodland Garden No
Decor/Craft Use No

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NC-1 Pawpaw Tree