A number of my contemporaries have been brewing pawpaws
bacon and pawpaws
and drank Jamaica's famous Blue Mountain coffee.
I grew up wading through the stuff, took the poison in stride and got what I went after (raspberries, blackberries, pawpaws
, persimmons, apples, etc.
And you still get the surreal experiences of Africa - cattle being herded under neon adverts, fishermen mending ancient nets while talking on mobiles, and the clash of colours from noisy markets where pawpaws
grow on roofs.
Before this, I had known of pawpaws
only through the folk song, "Way down Yonder in the Pawpaw
For the Low-maintenance landscape: Fruit/Nut Trees: Pawpaws
American Persimmons, Hazelnuts, Beechnuts, Redbud
Other types of early soft mast that deserve at least passing mention: sumac berries, American beauty berries (French mulberries), pawpaws
Belfast City Council is exhibiting at Southport for the first time, with a spectacular jungle garden featuring bananas, pawpaws
, star fruit and other tropical delights brought to Ireland from around the world since 1827.
She and her colleagues there have now succeeded in culturing three of these pawpaws
, she reported in June at the Portland, Ore.
haven't been commercially successful because they have a shelf life of only three days.
If you're ever picking pawpaws
, keep an eye out for this wild-looking caterpillar that may be feeding on that banana-like fruit.
and chestnuts will bear fruits and nuts beginning as early as 2008, Schumann says.