Unusual Fruiting Plants For The Home Garden
I love to discover interesting and over looked fruit that
is terrific for the home gardener. All the following
selections on this page are easy to grow, withstand Chicago
winters, have superior or unusual taste, and few or no disease
Pawpaw is a native North American fruit tree. Its fruit tastes like a cross
between a banana and mango. The tree has no pest or disease problems. It is easy
to grow, but difficult to transplant unless young. I therefore only sell 2 year
Quantities will be limited, and the prices begin
$29 each and varies with the plant size.
Seedling trees ( l to 3 ft.) are still available. I grow the varieties of "Hardy Wonder" and "Early Surprise" from my seedlings selection. Hardy Wonder is hardy in zone 4b, went through -25 degree F; and Early Surprise is ripening in early September in Chicago area.