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With named Peterson varieties you are guaranteed a superior quality pawpaw in the form of more flesh, fewer seeds, wonderful texture, an exquisite flavor and no bitter aftertaste.


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This was my first variety. It is smooth and mellow, a mild well-like flavor. It has been a consistent hit at farmers markets.


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Ah, my personal favorite. (But everyone has personal favorites.) It is large, extremely few seeds, and firm melting texture. Quite sweet with strong pawpaw flavor.


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An unusual pawpaw tree because it holds it leave horizontal. The pulp is a brighter yellow, the flavor is medium with a simple flavor.


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A precocious, productive tree. This fruit is a favorite of many consumers.



A sister variety to Susquehanna with even larger fruit. Originated from an orchard near the Potomac river.


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This was a favorite tree of Dr. Kirk Pomper at Kentucky State University, who insisted I should name my variety after Wabash because the round fruit resembled cannonballs.


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