Asimina triloba- Pawpaw fruit

Welcome to the unknown world of the pawpaw fruit!

Did you know? The Pawpaw fruit is the largest tree fruit native to the United States, with weights reaching up to 1 kg! The pawpaw fruit is often mistaken as the papaya, when in fact, they aren’t even related! Some other names for the pawpaw fruit are “poor man’s banana”, “custard apple”, and “Indiana banana.” When most people think of fruit, the pawpaw fruit probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. In fact, most people haven’t even heard of it! By looking through this webpage I hope you will find everything you need to know and more about the pawpaw fruit. To start things off, let’s take a look at the classification of this overlooked organism.

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