[NAFEX] pawpaws in the news
pat at containerseeds.com
Wed Sep 22 14:09:28 EDT 2004
On Wed, 22 Sep 2004 13:13:33 -0400, you wrote:
>Pawpaw is another name for the tropical fruit papaya. The cold-hardy
>pawpaw, to -30 degrees F. or colder, is Asimina triloba, a delicious
>fruit tasting somewhat like vanilla custard and banana. My book
>Uncommon Fruits for Every Garden has a whole chapter on the cold-hardy
>pawpaws, which also are pest-free and require little or no pruning.
But will they bear fruit in an area with summer nights often
down into the low 40s?
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