Pawpaw – Sources

Q: Where can I purchase pawpaw tree? Do I need to have more than one for it to fruit? How long does it take for a tree to produce?

A: Try Johnson Nursery in Ellijay or You might also contact the Georgia Native Plant Society ( and ask if any of their rescue trips would have pawpaw you could dig from the woods.

You will need a male and a female to have fruit so if you dig wild ones you’ll need enough room to grow several to determine the sexes. They fruit within ten years.

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