[nafex] Want Pawpaw seeds?

Chris Garriss cgarriss at garriss.net
Thu Apr 9 14:34:57 EDT 2015


I'd like to get 6 of the select Pawpaw, and 10 of the persimmon seeds.  I
am somewhat limited on space or would see about more, but don't have enough
land cleared and prepared at present.


Chris Garriss
1110 River Point Rd
Moncure, NC 27559

On Thu, Apr 9, 2015 at 11:52 AM, Rosholdt <rosholdt at erols.com> wrote:

> It is getting late and I found some North American Pawpaw seeds in my
> refrigerator.  (Also some persimmon seeds, from my Prok tree) . So I am
> bringing these out late for those who are searching for pawpaw seeds:
> Spring 2015 - now is the time to get the seeds in or miss the window! I
> have some superior select seeds - no wild trees involved! If you would like
> some, send me an email with your address and tell me how many you want. My
> email address is: rosholdt at erols.com <mailto:rosholdt at erols.com>. I will
> put them in a plastic bag with some wet paper towels and take them to the
> post office in a padded mailer or box. I will let you know how much the
> total is with shipping is and you send me a check.
> I am shipping only to the USA.  I will ship them regular (3 days or so) or
> faster - your choice (please advise). I do not mark up shipping.
> These premium select Asimina triloba seeds cost: $3.00 Ea., 3 for $6.00, 6
> for $9.00, etc. If you want 1/2 # or 1#, let me know and I will price them
> for you.
> Open-pollinated pawpaw seeds are from my orchard in Virginia. These seeds
> are from the 2014 crop and were collected from a mix of varieties in my
> orchard. All of these seeds come from improved selections superior to wild
> pawpaws. Parentage includes Neal Peterson's pawpaws, Prolific, my A-12, and
> some seedlings from these and the 1st and 2nd International Pawpaw
> Conference tastings. With proper care, seed grown pawpaw's will fruit in
> 5-8 years.
> These seeds have been stratified and will readily sprout this spring
> (note: normally there is a 50% germination rate). Detailed instructions for
> germination and 1st year care are included.
> The North American pawpaw (Asimina triloba) relative of the tropical
> Custard Apple, the large, pointed oval foliage of of pawpaws contribute to
> their exotic appearance. Mango shaped greenish-brown fruit weigh between 4
> oz to 1 lb, making this the largest fruit native to North America. Ripe
> fruit have soft, juicy flesh and taste like banana custard with notes of
> pineapple and mango, or include other flavors. Very good for fresh eating
> or for use in ice cream or baking. Larvae of the zebra swallowtail
> butterfly (Eurytides marcellus), feed exclusively on young leaves of
> pawpaws, but are not usually a significant pest.
> Cross pollination from two genetically distinct plants necessary for fruit
> to set. Trees should be planted no more than 20' apart to ensure good
> pollination and can be planted 10' apart, with 20' rows for mowing.
> For persimmon seed seekers, I'll share mine cheap:  cost of shipping plus
> $3.00 for 10 seeds.
> Barbara Rosholdt
> Z7
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