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Tropical Treat Pawpaws

Tropical Treat

  • Mango & Pineapple flavour.

  • Grows well in UK.

  • Excellent flavour, wild pawpaw.

  • Very Late ripening.

Tropical Treat Pawpaw Description


Tropical Treat Pawpaw was selected from the wild in Kentucky by Woody Walker in 2010. Tropical Treat pawpaw has medium sized fruit, up to 6 inches long; weighing 180 to 300 grams, yellow greenish skin, yellow flesh, large seed, ripens mid-August in Kentucky, keeps well in cold storage. Tropical Treat has as a thick skin and tastes like mango with just a hint of pineapple. Observed to be one of the best tasting pawpaws on the market. 

Tropical Treat Pawpaw has a lovely flavour profile similar to Maria's Joy Pawpaw but with less bubblegum undertones. It ripens later than Maria's Joy Pawpaw.

Pawpaws (Asimina Triloba) are related to custard apples and cherimoya, in the sugar apple family, and yet they grow in the temperate zone, having moved north as Ice Age glaciers receded. Flavours of mango, melon, banana, raspberry and pineapple come from this creamy fruit. Like many fruits, if you don’t know what you’re doing and you let them get bruised, or you pick them under-ripe they won't taste very good!

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