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Julies Jungle

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Help - which Paw Paw variety to take?
« on: January 11, 2016, 03:16:16 PM »
Guys, I really need your help - I'm about to order my first Paw Paw tree and I have never eaten a fruit
(and am not familiar with the many varieties).

I can choose from the following:
- Prolific
- Golden 4
- Sunflower (too mainstream over here so I probably won't take this one)
- NC1
- Davis
- Wells
- Mitchell

I have noticed in one of the other posts, that Wells is liked by many of you.
Should I go for it or would you recommend a different variety?

Glad for every kind of help :)
Julir

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Re: Help - which Paw Paw variety to take?
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2016, 08:18:21 PM »
Sunflower is mainstream for a reason.

Wells isn't that highly thought of.

You should get two for less hassle pollination.  Pawpaws tries not to self-pollinate.

I'd probably go with Davis, NC1, Sunflower, and Prolific.  Pick one of those.

Maybe see if you can't get plants from http://exoticfruitplants.eu/index.php?route=product/category&path=18&page=2 if it checks out as reliable...

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Re: Help - which Paw Paw variety to take?
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2016, 07:36:28 PM »
Try to look for a Prima 1216. The flavour should be good and fruits huge.
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