One Tropical Native Fruit Tree You Must Grow in Zone 4-9 that has the Best Amazing Fruit

One Tropical Native Fruit Tree You Must Grow in Zone 4-9 that has the Best Amazing Fruit

John from 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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  1. Bryan Hainer on July 19, 2021 at 8:29 pm

    Can you grow paw paw in Las Vegas?

  2. Jack Hoffman on July 19, 2021 at 8:32 pm

    paw paw perennial perfection …perfect!!

  3. Marilyn McDonald on July 19, 2021 at 8:34 pm

    That is definitely not like any papaw (papaya) i have ever seen here is in Aus. The trees here have different fruit and leaves and the fruit have lots of small black seeds. Totally different.

  4. Sue’s Urban Garden on July 19, 2021 at 8:34 pm

    They also grow here in east test about an hour from dallas

  5. Bob Adkins on July 19, 2021 at 8:36 pm

    We looked forward to the paw paws ripening every year. The only American fruit they remind me of is persimmons,

  6. Sue’s Urban Garden on July 19, 2021 at 8:36 pm

    Bob wells nursery ships

  7. Jim Renderer on July 19, 2021 at 8:36 pm

    John, I know it’s been a year since you made this video, but , my wife is allergic to mangos. Do you think they would have the same effect for her ?

  8. Sophia Fun World at the park on July 19, 2021 at 8:37 pm

    i just order 2 paw paw tree for my backyard and i live in houston tx

  9. Popaganza on July 19, 2021 at 8:38 pm

    I’ve found wild pawpaws bigger than that idk what you’re talking about by wild pawpaws are smaller also wild pawpaws are not good to eat till it’s turning brown or it will leave a cotton mouth sensation like an unruled persimmon will do

  10. Johnathan livingston Seagull on July 19, 2021 at 8:39 pm

    Oh my paw paw

  11. GivenFactNotFiction on July 19, 2021 at 8:40 pm

    What other fruit trees have deep tap roots?

  12. Seth Morris on July 19, 2021 at 8:41 pm

    I have paw paws in DC and it’s one fruit the squirrels don’t touch. Paw Paws have expanded all over my yard as they will grow a thicket. It’s an incredible fruit and you either hate it or love it.

  13. Seth Morris on July 19, 2021 at 8:42 pm

    An article I wrote about foraging in Washington, DC covering paw paws

  14. bangla Link on July 19, 2021 at 8:42 pm

    Haciya parsimone will die in 23*c to 42*c too hot weather

  15. L J Acree on July 19, 2021 at 8:44 pm

    Wow – I think I’ll try to grow one here in Mississippi! Thanks, John! Love your videos.

  16. James Preston Thomas on July 19, 2021 at 8:44 pm

    Learn Organic Gardening at GrowingYour Greens,
    Real Madagascar Vanilla beans are very expensive! Are these plants/trees a possibility for the cool to warm Coastal Northern California climate? Love your channel! Very detailed information! Thank you so much!!!

  17. John Buck on July 19, 2021 at 8:47 pm

    Found some in the oak timber in ks. The fragrance and taste was magical.

  18. Diane on July 19, 2021 at 8:49 pm

    is it easier to grow the paw paw from seeds? I live N/E Wa state…I live 3000 ft up on a mountain, i have ordered paw paw twice, 3 tree each time, and none have survived, what am i doing wrong?

  19. Treasure Kings on July 19, 2021 at 8:51 pm

    Paw paw beer. That sells me.

  20. Joel101R on July 19, 2021 at 8:51 pm

    Get more than one! We’ve had one for over ten years now & it’s produced six or seven fruit. 🙁 I’ve tried manual pollination with the luck of six or seven. LOL. We now have some more trees maturing so…. patience.

  21. Terri TN on July 19, 2021 at 8:52 pm

    I’m 66 and when I was a little girl I’d eat pawpaws from my grandmother’s tree. She died when I was 5, and I haven’t eaten one since then…61 yrs! Oh I loved them. That was in southwest Virginia. Hers grew in a shady area that was close to a stream, so the ground stayed moist. One note to mention, some people are highly allergic to pawpaws, so if you’ve never eaten one, be cautious and don’t eat a whole one the first time. My sister breaks out in a "poison ivy" type rash just standing close to a pawpaw tree. I could eat all I wanted and never had an adverse reaction. My grandmother’s were smaller than the one you had, and hers was brighter yellow fruit. So tasty!! I didn’t know they were still around and will get some to plant!

  22. Jake Sarms on July 19, 2021 at 8:52 pm

    There’s a little town in Illinois called Pawpaw , lots of Pawpaws there.

  23. Michael Fons on July 19, 2021 at 8:55 pm

    If you live in California you can grow Cherimoya, which is related to Paw Paw and similar.

  24. Charles Jannuzi on July 19, 2021 at 8:55 pm

    It is not a tropical fruit. Look at its range. Not tropical–at best sub-tropical. Its center of origin is not the tropics. You are confusing it with papaya, which is also often called a pawpaw.

  25. Rolf Poelman on July 19, 2021 at 8:56 pm

    The USA is not the only country. Pawpaw is, for most of the world, the Carica papaya. You two are talking of the very little known Asimina triloba.

  26. James Preston Thomas on July 19, 2021 at 8:56 pm

    Can you ‘dwarf’ your Paw Paw plants for a smaller growing area and how? I live in a constantly cool (50 to 70 degrees F.) climate VERY close to the Pacific Ocean in Half Moon Bay, California. Sounds ideal, hmmm? Where can I get seeds or seedlings nearby, if you know? Sounds like a few coffee grounds in my soil mix might be desirable? Thanks!!!

  27. Senecio haworthii on July 19, 2021 at 8:56 pm

    Such click baiting. It’s not tropical because you can’t even grow it in the tropics.

  28. B G on July 19, 2021 at 8:58 pm

    I am growing seedlings of the purple passion in AL for sale. I have like 500 plants

  29. Rafael Garcia on July 19, 2021 at 9:02 pm

    Where can I get a grafted paw paw tree?

  30. maria mahr on July 19, 2021 at 9:03 pm

    Pleaseeee where to find paw paw

  31. djmasturbeat on July 19, 2021 at 9:03 pm

    Passiflora incarnata, maypop, a type of passionfruit is native to some of this region, too. A little different from P. edulis, but still like another tropical fruit native to here.

  32. Blaynes Plant Vlog on July 19, 2021 at 9:05 pm

    Wait… if it can grow in zone 4… technically it’s not tropical but that’s still cool!

  33. Everyone on July 19, 2021 at 9:06 pm

    I had been wondering about paw paws in Arizona. Worth a try I guess

  34. Denise Chavis on July 19, 2021 at 9:07 pm

    So this is just a video on the Paw Paw ok

  35. Cornwallis Trufflebudder on July 19, 2021 at 9:12 pm

    We had huge patches of these in our woods. I never knew the fruits were yummy. Wish I had tried em before we moved away:( the more I get into agriculture the more I remember from that property that was real gems I had no clue I had. So sad.

  36. Peter Johnson on July 19, 2021 at 9:12 pm

    Pawpaws are unique. But you can’t pick them green. You can’t store them. You can’t juice them unless you have all day and tons of fruit.
    They are said to have stellar health benefits.

  37. Lana Ebarb on July 19, 2021 at 9:12 pm

    Pawpaw is grow wild in Louisiana and Arkansas!

  38. Judith Vance on July 19, 2021 at 9:15 pm

    What is the genus of pawpaw?

  39. CoryD on July 19, 2021 at 9:16 pm

    I like your expressive enthusiasm!! Fun to listen to!!

  40. king james488 on July 19, 2021 at 9:17 pm

    still spamming people with your shit newsletter?

  41. Rolf Poelman on July 19, 2021 at 9:21 pm

  42. Bharat Mata Ki Jai on July 19, 2021 at 9:22 pm

    Paw paw tree self pollinated or we need both Male female plants?

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  44. Fernando Heredia on July 19, 2021 at 9:23 pm

    i heard paw paws taste great! im planting one later this year

  45. sooooooooDark on July 19, 2021 at 9:26 pm