Paw Paws

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Paw paws (Asimina triloba, aka papaws, custard apples, wild bananas, prairie bananas) are a North American fruit with a creamy flavor that is something like a cross between a mango, a pear and a banana.  They average about 4” long and have a strong scent, smooth, yellow-green skin, and yellow flesh with many seeds and a custard-like consistency. 

Paw paws are a relative of cherimoyas.  Both Thomas Jefferson and George Washington are said to have been very fond of them.


10 lbs.


September 1-30


Maryland or Pennsylvania


Store fresh paw paws in your refrigerator. Freeze for long term storage.

Shelf Life:

Up to 2 weeks fresh, much longer frozen.

Paw paws are commonly eaten fresh, but also make excellent sorbets and baked goods. They puree well for use as an ingredient.

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