How to Grow (and Eat) a Pawpaw

Plant in fall or spring. Kentucky State University’s nursery list is a good place to start your search for young trees, if local plant stores don’t stock them. You can also find plants (and seeds and fruit) through Facebook fan clubs, Craigslist, Nextdoor and Etsy. Ideally, plant in places with hot summers and cold winters,…

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The Promise of Pawpaw

PHILADELPHIA — The new pawpaw patch at the Woodlands, a sprawling historic property along the Schuylkill, still isn’t much to look at. But just give those trees time, said Alkebu-Lan Marcus, the farmer who tends to them. He knows his pawpaws will soon be excellent providers. The pawpaw is an ancient, native North American fruit…

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