John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you the one tropical fruit you can grow in zones 4-9 in the USA. You will learn more about this rare fruit that came from the tropics that you can grow in the majority of the USA so you can eat this amazingly sweet, delicious and fruit like no other temperate-climate fruit that you have eaten.
In this episode, you will learn all about the pawpaw fruit and how it was taken from the tropics to the temperate climate on the receding glacier and in the guts of mastodons. You will learn what it tastes like, how it grows when to germinate seeds, nutritional information, and much, much more.
You will discover everything you need to know about growing and picking pawpaw fruits so you can be successful in harvesting and enjoying your own fruit that can sell for $7-$10 a pound if you can even find them!
You will learn how to properly prune a pawpaw tree for maximum production and so that you do not put yourself or your fruit in danger. You will learn the best way to capture water to grow your papaw or other fruit trees using “speed bumps” in your landscape, as well as some permaculture principles that can be used when growing pawpaws along with other edible and useful plants. You will learn how you can plant pawpaws in full sun in the 2nd year without shade protection.
Finally, John will interview Michaal Judd, expert permaculturist who wrote the book For the Love of PawPaws: A Mini manual for growing and caring for PawPaws from seed to table so you can learn more about the amazing pawpaw fruit, how to grow it, why it isn’t sold in stores, and much, much more.
After watching this episode, you will learn about one of the most important tropicalish fruit trees Asimina triloba you can grow in most of the USA that tastes amazing, is bothered little by pests once established and looks beautiful.
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