[NAFEX] pawpaw

mIEKAL aND qazingulaza at gmail.com
Wed Sep 16 13:21:49 EDT 2009

Excuse my ignornace, but pawpaws are ripe when they drop?  I've got a pair
of ripe pawpaw fruit for the first time ever, but I really doubt they'll
ripe before the freezes...


On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 12:04 PM, nottke1 <nottke1 at earthlink.net> wrote:

>  Richard,
> Others have asked me that question - I have no good answer.  Most of my 12
> trees were ones I selected from the wild along creek bottoms in a 4 county
> area around here.  My "Ebert" tree starts to drop fruit about 3 days before
> the others - usually about August 20 - it gets the longest direct sun -
> about 10am until dark.  All of the trees still have 15-30 fruit on them.
> One year the last couple fruit dropped during an October 2 rainstorm, but
> usually the season ends about Sept 24.
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