Paw Paw is a native ornamental tree. It is a thicket-forming understory tree with large obvate-lanceolate leaves that droop down giving the tree a wilted appearance. Maroon flowers appear in spring and mature into an edible fruit.
EXPOSURE: Full sun to partial shade
FALL COLOR: Yellow
FLOWER COLOR: Maroon
BLOOM TIME: April-May
Photos by Scott Beuerlein