Pawpaw Fruit!

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Available in the Emerson and McClanahan Food Forests

Important Facts

  • Only the meat of the fruit is edible, not the seeds or the peel

Harvesting and Use

  • Harvest begins in August
  • Fruit is ripe when it is soft and can be squeezed gently and leaves marks
  • The meat of the fruit can be eaten on its own or made into pudding or baked goods