Papaw


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Papaw

 

(Asimina), a genus of deciduous and evergreen plants of the family Annonaceae. Shrubs, less commonly low trees with succulent edible fruits. Eight species are known in North America. A. triloba is cultivated in the USSR (in the Caucasus and Crimea) as an ornamental. It is a low (to 12 m) deciduous tree with large brownish-red flowers. It begins to bear fruit in the third or fourth year of life. The fruit is aggregate, juicy, and edible, with a cloying aromatic pulp. The seeds and leaves are used in medicine.

REFERENCES

Derev’ia i kustarniki SSSR , vol. 3. Moscow-Leningrad, 1954.
Shimanyuk, A. P. Dendrologiia. Moscow, 1967.
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Fisher, told me he had wheat he wanted threshed," Papaw said.
Papaw can be cubed, pureed, juiced and frozen and is best eaten just before the very soft ripening stage.
No roadside park could be found, so Papaw just pulled over on the side of the highway.
I felt I should have known this, learned it at his side door in the exchange of figs and papaws.
According to the Ministry of Agriculture the top seven fruits in Kenya in terms of area and total production are bananas, citrus fruits, mangoes, avocados, passion fruits, pineapples and papaws.
Here, among the smaller trees, the holly attains its greatest development, with hornbeams and wahoo elms, while papaws, haws, and privets form the mass of the dense undergrowth, which, interspersed with dense cane-brakes, covers the ground under the large trees.
We actually done up really beautiful all three of us, except we have to wearing a long white gloves up to our elbows and nobody would know why - because we was picking the tomatoes and papaws our hands was so red, it's very embarrassing.
Papaws grow wild throughout much of the South, Midwest and East.
Not all are native to this hemisphere, but where might one find so many - papaws, pecans, persimmons, potatoes, and pumpkins (to consider just the middle of the alphabet) - that are?
Export and import of melons, watermelons and papaws (papayas), fresh: volume, structure, dynamics
That town, embowered in the different shade, of tamarinds, panspans, and papaws, .
We now grow apples (six varieties), pears (four), plums (three), cherries (four), Oriental persimmons (three), blueberries (nine), blackberries and raspberries (eight), plus papaws and white mulberry.