[nafex] Want Pawpaw seeds?

Chris Garriss cgarriss at garriss.net
Fri Apr 17 18:07:46 EDT 2015


Yes, I'd also like to know if there are any.  I replied on the day of the
original post, but have heard / received nothing.  If they are gone sorry I
missed them, if not I am still interested.

Chris Garriss

Chris Garriss
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On Apr 9, 2015 12:12 PM, "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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