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Buy your fresh pawpaws here!
Place your order now and we'll let you know when your pawpaws are expected to arrive. USPS will leave your shipment without a signature, but we do suggest that your paw paws be refrigerated as soon as possible after they arrive.

We will ship your fresh pawpaws by USPS 2 day express service but can ship only within the continental United States. No PO boxes please. Orders will be shipped on Monday or Tuesday. You'll receive a shipping email with tracking information when we do ship them.  Your card will not be charged until that time.  Remember, these wonderful paw paws are only available for a short time from mid September to late October. We have over 30 full grown trees, of the Susquehanna and Shenandoah varieties.


Order now to enjoy this rare fruit delicacy!

3 lbs fresh pawpaws $16.50
Shipping and handling $25.00 ( for up to and including each 6 lbs of pawpaws ordered)








The pawpaw is a tropical-like fruit native to the forest fringes of the Midwest and parts of the South. Pawpaws were planted here a few years ago as part of the search for varieties that might be commercially successful. The fruit looks a little like a mango, with large, brown seeds surrounded by a lemon yellow, creamy flesh the consistency of a firm custard. The pawpaw has a tropical flavor, which is often described as a combination of mango, pineapple, and banana. Most enthusiasts agree that the best way to enjoy pawpaws is to eat them raw after they are picked from trees and are perfectly ripe.

Fully ripe pawpaws last only a few days at room temperature, but may be kept for a week or more in the refrigerator. The skin of the pawpaw will be quite soft when fully ripe and it will have a rich, fruity aroma. The flesh of the pawpaw will be a beautiful lemon yellow and will scoop easily with a spoon. The best way to eat pawpaws fresh is to slice them open the long way, and use a spoon to scoop out the yellow flesh. Never eat the skin or seeds. The pawpaw flesh can also be used in ice-cream, breads, muffins, smoothies, and sauces. There are many recipes online, and we will send you some pawpaw recipes with your order.

NPR recently did a piece on pawpaws; read it here.

You can find
more information about pawpaws at these sites (the first, sponsored by Kentucky State University, offers a wealth of information):

http://www.pawpaw.kysu.edu/

http://www.petersonpawpaws.com

http://www.pawpaw.tv/