[nafex] Pawpaw

Gordon Nofs gc_nofs at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 7 19:10:16 EST 2002


They like slightly acid soil, love manure mulch, and liquid 20-20-20 every 
so often during the summer will help. When the leaves start turning and 
falling the pawpaws are usually ready, Here around the 1st of October zone 5 
  MI.
   Gordon=====================


----Original Message Follows----
From: Sam Franc <franc at oregonfast.net>
Reply-To: nafex at yahoogroups.com
To: nafex at yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [nafex] Pawpaw
Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2002 10:14:06 -0800

FWIW:
Here on the Oregon coast in zone 8a, pawpaws are a waste of space.
The trees grow so slowly it will be 40 years before they are big enough to
bear, I guess.
Mine were planted as 2 year old pots in 1991 and they are about 6 feet tall.
I have never seen a blossom on any of them.
The leaves are pretty but they turn yellow in the fall and fall off quickly
so they do not present a fall show.
The trunks are about one inch in diameter.
The limbs grow upright and are quite small in diameter.
So they have the appearance of a bush rather than a tree.
I have never seen them anywhere else so I don't know if this is par for the
course or not.
Sam





Gordon C. Nofs
Flint, Michigan
gc_nofs at hotmail.com


_________________________________________________________________
Get your FREE download of MSN Explorer at http://explorer.msn.com/intl.asp.


------------------------ Yahoo! Groups Sponsor ---------------------~-->
Tiny Wireless Camera under $80!
Order Now! FREE VCR Commander!
Click Here - Only 1 Day Left!
http://us.click.yahoo.com/WoOlbB/7.PDAA/ySSFAA/VAOolB/TM
---------------------------------------------------------------------~->





------------------LIST GUIDELINES----------------------

1) Please sign your posting.  Include climate and location information if relevent.
2) Attached files will be stripped from your messages.  Post attachments on the www.YahooGroups.com website.
3) To unsubscribe send a BLANK message to 
        nafex-unsubscribe at yahoogroups.com
4) Include only pertinent comments/questions when replying to a posting and NOT the entire message (especially if the initial posting was large). 

Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/ 





More information about the nafex mailing list