‘Mitchell’ boasts a medium sized fruit that has a golden flesh, slightly yellow skin and excellent flavor, ripening in early September.
ASIMINA triloba ‘Mitchell’ – Mitchell Pawpaw
A small tree with a short trunk and spreading branches forming a dense pyramid or round topped head. The dark green summer foliage tends to droop and give the tree a sleepy appearance. The edible brownish-black fruit has a taste similar to a banana, high in vitamins A and C. Plant more than one for pollination. Interesting native tree which could be used for naturalizing or along the water’s edge. ‘Mitchell’ boasts a medium sized fruit that has a golden flesh and excellent flavor, ripening in early September. Native.
Sun: Full Sun/Part Shade
Soil: Clay, Average
Size: Height 15-20ft., Width 15-20ft.
Flower: Red, Insignificant
Bloom Time: April-May
Attributes: Low Maintenance, Showy and Edible Fruit, Great Fall Color, Deer Resistant, Drought and Dry Soil Tolerant