In my neck of the woods, native pawpaws are ripening, however you have to be fast to catch them, particularly in the case of the short shrubby varieties like Asimina pygmaea.
Last week, my friend JJ brought over three little fruits from a wild pawpaw on his property. They weren’t completely ripe, but hopefully they’re far enough along to have viable seeds.
Good Reasons To Plant Weeny Little Native Pawpaws
1. Pawpaws are sort of rare.