What Tastes Like a Banana But Grows Here? The Paw Paw

The Paw Paw tree is a plant native to this region that produces a fruit that tastes like something out of the tropics. Some say Thomas Jefferson and George Washington planted Paw Paw orchards at Monticello and Mt. Vernon. Our Earth's Bounty producer Jennifer Szweda Jordan wanted to try growing Paw Paws in her own yard. So she recently visited our Organic Gardener, Doug Oster, who donated several budding young trees.

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