Please help me to buy Paw paw seed or plant

kalpana(Sugar Land Tx)July 6, 2005

I just moved in sugar land Tx , I don't know where to buy Paw Paw seed or tree. Please help me.

Thanks

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georgez5il(z5 IL)

Go to local nursery, check out sponsors of this site, go to seed trading forum etc.....

    Bookmark   July 7, 2005 at 12:22PM
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kalpana(Sugar Land Tx)

Thank you very much.
kalpana

    Bookmark   July 7, 2005 at 2:21PM
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geoforce(z7a SE PA)

Kalpana,

Get a couple of named selected varieties and then also some seedlings if you want more. Most seedlings are greatly inferior in size to the named varieties. I have a 'Wells' pawpaw which came from a nursery in NJ and also a group I grew from seeds. Check back threads in the 'Fruit & Orchards' forum for more on Pawpaws.

George

    Bookmark   July 8, 2005 at 8:32AM
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kalpana(Sugar Land Tx)

Thank you George.
kalpana

    Bookmark   July 8, 2005 at 10:55AM
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gardenerwv(z6WV)

Go to the link below and scroll down the page. You will find a paw paw plant on sale at Park Seed.
Hope this helps.
Juanita

Here is a link that might be useful: Park Seed plant sale

    Bookmark   July 8, 2005 at 9:09PM
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angie83(9)

I just saw this post I got mine on ebay a wonderful Paw paw in 2 months its huge this is the ebay sellars name (Wellspring Gardens)I am very happy with everything I bought from him he sells Paw paw and mails them as a pair so they will pollenat each other.Good luck mine is huge now 2 months later its 4 foot tall.

    Bookmark   September 9, 2006 at 1:50AM
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alisonoz_gw

Of course, getting a named and select form of Paw Paw is ideal, especially if you have limited space or time to experiment. But here, seed taken from bought fruit will germinate, too. I often have seedlings coming up where compost of kitchen green waste has been spread. Plants (except for some special bisexual forms- nursery bought) grow as male or female plants, you only need one of the male if you have pollinating insects (or a paintbrush). But there is no easy way to discern whether you have a female fruiter or a male pollinator until they flower.

    Bookmark   September 15, 2006 at 6:05AM
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