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  Complete Pawpaw information from Drugs.com
Pawpaw fruit is smooth-skinned, yellow to greenish-brown in color, measuring from approximately 8 to 15 cm long.
The pawpaw acetogenins have consistently exhibited cytotoxic, antitumor, pesticidal, and antimicrobial activities.
3 The sensitizing potential of the pawpaw was examined in guinea pigs; the crude extract of the stem bark was found to be a weak sensitizer and to elicit allergic contact dermatitis.
www.drugs.com /npp/pawpaw.html   (1134 words)

  
 Recipes
Combine pawpaw puree with the lemon juice and add to the chilled custard along with the cream and vanilla.
Pawpaw can be conveniently stored for this purpose by freezing spoonfuls of pulp on a cookie sheet, then storing them in a plastic bag after they have frozen solid.
Note: pawpaw extract may also be suitable as a flavoring to be added to ice cream or other recipes.
www.pawpaw.kysu.edu /pawpaw/recipes.htm   (2063 words)

  
 HBNewsletter Autumn 2003: Pawpaw   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pawpaws appear to be sensitive to low humidity, dry winds, and cool maritime summers, which is why they are seldom found around the coastal regions.
The pawpaw is referred to as an understory tree, meaning it thrives under the protection of the canopy of larger tree species.
Once the pawpaw fruit has fallen or is picked, the shelf life is a relatively short two or three days, or if refrigerated you can expect them to keep for one to three weeks.
www.holisticbirds.com /hbn03/autumn03/pages/pawpaw.htm   (1700 words)

  
 MidFEx's Pawpaw Page
The pawpaw is a delicious fruit indigenous to this country and was eaten by native Americans and early settlers.
Pawpaw (Asimina triloba) is the only temperate climate member of the tropical family Annonaceae, which includes the cherimoya, a cultivated fruit popular in the tropics.
Pawpaws, generally, are three to five inches long with a caramel yellow pulp containing two rows of dark brown lima bean-like seeds that take up a large volume.
www.midfex.org /m/pawpaw.html   (1025 words)

  
 Pawpaw   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pawpaw belongs to the Annonaceae family, which is known for having a distinct pungent smell when the leaves are crushed.
Pawpaw is a shrub that reaches heights of 5'.
Pawpaw grows in the well-drained sandy soil ridges of longleaf pine-scrub oak, old fields, and pine flatwoods where little or no saw palmetto occurs.
www.sfrc.ufl.edu /4h/Pawpaw/pawpaw.htm   (217 words)

  
 Pawpaw
The pawpaw was first documented in 1557 by a Portuguese narrator, traveling with DeSoto during his expedition in the Mississippi valley in 1541 who reported encountering aboriginal American tribes that cultivated the fruit.
The pawpaws, and a few other wild fruits of less value, were all their dependence so far as fruit is concerned.
The pawpaw resembles a deciduous magnolia, although its bold, lance-shaped leaves droop toward the ground, are alternate, borne simple on a short stalk, sometimes growing from 6 to 12 inches long and 3 to 5 inches wide.
www.druidry.org /obod/trees/pawpaw.html   (1101 words)

  
 Pawpaw
Origin: The pawpaw is native to the temperate woodlands of the eastern U.S. The American Indian is credited with spreading the pawpaw across the eastern U.S. to eastern Kansas and Texas, and from the Great Lakes almost to the Gulf.
Fossils prove the pawpaw is indigenous to the U.S. Adaptation: The pawpaw is adapted to the humid continental climate of its native habitat.
Pawpaw trees are prone to producing root suckers a few feet from the trunk.
userwww.sfsu.edu /~sheilavu/pawpaw.html   (1724 words)

  
 PAWPAW
Pawpaws are easily propogated by a number of grafting and budding techniques.
Pawpaw is a tree of temperate humid zones, requiring warm to hot summers, mild to cold winters, found natively from the Gulf Coastal plain to southern Michigan.
The friuts of all Fla pawpaws are edible.
melanys.tripod.com /pawpaw.htm   (626 words)

  
 A passion for pawpaws
Pawpaw may not be the path to fortune anytime soon, though its potential brought the University of Bucharest's Anna Rosu, who has her doctorate in biology, to Ohio last weekend.
Pawpaws are pollinated by flies and beetles, said Dr. Kirk W. Pomper of Kentucky State University, home of the world's only full-time research project on the pawpaw.
A day in pawpaw land was enough to make a person head for the woods in search of the fruit, which may eventually come to a farmers' market near you.
www.post-gazette.com /food/20030918pawpaw0918fnp2.asp   (2069 words)

  
 winemaking: pawpaw wines
When I was a kid in Louisiana we used to sing a song about picking up pawpaws and putting them in the basket, "way down yonder in the paw-paw patch." For years and years I couldn't read or hear the word "pawpaw" without thinking of that song.
The pawpaw (Asimina triloba), also spelled papaw and paw-paw, is a Southern and Eastern shrub or small tree growing 10 to 40 feet high.
Pawpaw flowers appear in spring along stems from the previous year.
winemaking.jackkeller.net /pawpaw.asp   (507 words)

  
 Chicago Botanic Garden - 26 Gardens - Plant Profile: Pawpaw   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The pawpaw tree, Asimina triloba, is an American native from the central and eastern portions of this country introduced into British horticulture in 1736 by plantsman Peter Collinson.
Among native trees, the pawpaw's fruit is one of the largest, approximately 3 to 6 inches long and usually weighing from 8 to 12 ounces.
Because it evolved with the challenging soil conditions and environmental stresses of the Chicagoland climate, the pawpaw is a relatively low-maintenance, pest- and disease-free plant.
www.chicagobotanic.org /plantinfo/pp/PPPawpaw.html   (617 words)

  
 Canada Gardens! - The Pawpaw (Asiminia triloba)
Besides its value as a fruit tree, and host to an interesting butterfly larva, the pawpaw is an attractive tree that matures at the height of lilacs, and is therefore well-suited for planting beneath electrical or telephone wires without fear of damage from falling branches.
Pawpaws seeds should not be allowed to dry for long periods.
Pawpaws are protogynous, that is, the stigma (female part) ripens before the anthers (pollen-bearing), and is self-incompatible.
canada-gardens.com /2pawpaw.html   (760 words)

  
 PAWPAW Fruit Facts
Origin: The pawpaw is native to the temperate woodlands of the eastern U.S. The American Indian is credited with spreading the pawpaw across the eastern U.S. to eastern Kansas and Texas, and from the Great Lakes almost to the Gulf.
Fossils prove the pawpaw is indigenous to the U.S. Adaptation: The pawpaw is adapted to the humid continental climate of its native habitat.
Pawpaw trees are prone to producing root suckers a few feet from the trunk.
www.crfg.org /pubs/ff/pawpaw.html   (1732 words)

  
 Specialty Crop Profile: Pawpaw
Pawpaw fruit bruise easily and should be handled gently and packed with care; note use of bubble wrap to protect fruit in box..
Pawpaws tend to send up root suckers from a “mother tree.” While root suckers are true clones and identical to the mother plant, they tend to be poorly rooted, and rarely survive transplanting.
As pawpaws in general have weak, brittle taproots, it is important to leave soil on the roots and use ball and burlap to limit root damage.
www.ext.vt.edu /pubs/fruit/438-105/438-105.html   (4371 words)

  
 The Pawpaw Patch
You can recognize pawpaws by their green droopy leaves which are 6 to 10 inches long and stay green after other trees have changed color.
Pawpaws are members of the Custard Apple plant family of tropical fruits.
Eating a pawpaw: This five-inch fruit is cut in two, to show flesh and seeds.
www.watersheds.org /nature/pawpaw.htm   (416 words)

  
 Ohio Trees - Pawpaw
Pawpaw is found throughout all of Ohio and most of the Eastern United States except for New England and much of Florida.
Pawpaw grows in full sun as an adult tree, especially with supplemental irrigation, as is found in Pawpaw orchards to full shade (as an understory tree under high-branched large trees), and is found in zones 5 to 8.
The dark green leaves of Pawpaw have a tropical look, with their large, shiny blades that are distinctly obovate (widest just behind the leaf tip).
ohiodnr.com /forestry/trees/pawpaw.htm   (666 words)

  
 Floridata: Asimina triloba
Pawpaws are prone to suckering (sending up shoots), and the proverbial pawpaw patch is often a clone arising from a single individual.
Pawpaw is native to the Eastern United States where it grows in the understory of mixed hardwood forests, on slopes and in rarely flooded bottomlands.
Pawpaw has a long taproot that makes it difficult to transplant (container grown specimens are the exception).
www.floridata.com /ref/A/asim_tri.cfm   (535 words)

  
 Ohio Trees - Pawpaw
Pawpaw is found throughout all of Ohio and most of the Eastern United States except for New England and much of Florida.
Pawpaw grows in full sun as an adult tree, especially with supplemental irrigation, as is found in Pawpaw orchards to full shade (as an understory tree under high-branched large trees), and is found in zones 5 to 8.
The dark green leaves of Pawpaw have a tropical look, with their large, shiny blades that are distinctly obovate (widest just behind the leaf tip).
www.dnr.state.oh.us /Forestry/trees/pawpaw.htm   (666 words)

  
 Eighth Annual Ohio Pawpaw Festival Celebrates Ohio's First Fruit   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pawpaw fanatics and friends from across the country will convene at the peak of the pawpaw season for a weekend filled with fresh pawpaws, pawpaw foods, pawpaw beer, pawpaw music, pawpaw art, pawpaw history, pawpaw trees, pawpaw people, and much more.
The pawpaw is a fruit of the pawpaw tree (scientific name "asimina triloba") and is the largest edible fruit native to North America.
The taste of a pawpaw is often described as "tropical" with a flavor that is similar to bananas, often with the tanginess of a mango; the consistency of the ripe fruit is like that of a creamy custard.
www.prweb.com /releases/2006/8/prweb426967.htm   (527 words)

  
 Pawpaw Potential And Popularity Growing
Pawpaws can be used in cookies, breads, cakes, puddings, pies, sherbets, and ice cream, just to name a few things.
With proper marketing and growing techniques, the pawpaw could be a viable option for tobacco producers wanting to add a fruit crop to their farming enterprise to supplement their income.
Pawpaws have a distinct flavor and a powerful aroma and may also be attractive landscape trees for homeowners.
www.ca.uky.edu /agc/news/1999/Oct/pawpaw.htm   (592 words)

  
 Asimina triloba Wild Pawpaw Tree Indiana Banana Hoosier Banana Poor Man's Banana Seed and Plants;
or Pawpaw is the only temperate member of the tropical Annonaceae family and is the largest tree fruit native to the United States where it flourishes in the deep, rich fertile soils of river-bottom lands as understory trees in mesic hardwood forests and attains a height of 5 to 10 m.
Pawpaw seeds are large, brown, bean shaped, laterally compressed seeds that may be up to 1 inch long and should not be eaten.
Pawpaws occur as understory trees in oak-hickory forest in the mid-south where they are found in clusters or thickets.
www.easywildflowers.com /quality/asi.tri.htm   (1501 words)

  
 What is Pawpaw?
A pawpaw is a fruit indigenous to North America, also called the sweetsop or the prairie banana.
The pawpaw tree is often chosen for landscaping because deer tend to avoid eating the leaves.
Some investigation of the pawpaw has led to a belief, not substantiated by significant evidence, that the pawpaw may have cancer-fighting properties.
www.wisegeek.com /what-is-pawpaw.htm   (487 words)

  
 Leaflet No. 2 - Revised 1992 - Pawpaw
The fruit of the pawpaw is one of the tastiest and healthiest foods found in the islands.
Pawpaw is not just a food for animals - people should enjoy it too, either ripe as a fruit or green as a vegetable.
To prepare pawpaw pulp, peel the pawpaw and remove the seeds, chop it into small pieces, press it through a coarse sieve or mash with a fork, then measure.
www.fao.org /WAIRdocs/x5425e/x5425e02.htm   (1771 words)

  
 Pawpaw   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The pawpaw is a small tree or shrub native to North America.
The pawpaw grows from 10 to 40 feet high and bears fruit 2 to 6 inches long.
The seeds of the Pawpaw contain an alkaloid, asiminine, which is reported to have emetic properties.
aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu /plantanswers/fruit/pawpaw.html   (334 words)

  
 Asimina triloba
Pawpaw (Asimina triloba): a "Tropical Fruit for Temperate Climates" by M. Brett Calloway.
PAWPAW "FRUIT FACTS" (Fruit Facts are a series of publications of the the California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc. that contain information on individual fruits, including botanical identification, description and culture notes based on California research, and characteristics of cultivars).
Layne, D.R. Domestication of the pawpaw or 'Kentucky Banana'.
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/nexus/Asimina_triloba_nex.html   (1224 words)

  
 Slow Food USA
The pawpaw plant is found most commonly near riverbanks and in the understory of the rich eastern US forests.
The Pawpaw has a creamy, custard-like flesh with a tropical flavor, which is often described as a combination of mango, pineapple, and banana.
The pawpaw Foundation at Kentucky State University is actively working to revive the fruit by promoting scientific research in the areas of pawpaw breeding, growing, managing, harvesting, and use.
www.slowfoodusa.org /ark/pawpaw.html   (327 words)

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