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Asimina triloba

 
Common name paw paw
Family annonaceae
Life cycle tree (Z5-9)
Flowers purple (April-May)
Size 15-30'
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes prefers moist soil

American native fruit tree. Large elliptical mid-green leaves. Dark purple flowers in spring, edible yellow-green fruits in autumn.

We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

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