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Asimina triloba 'Mason/WLW'

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Family: Annonaceae
Genus: Asimina (a-SEE-mee-nuh) (Info)
Species: triloba (try-LO-buh) (Info)
Cultivar: Mason/WLW

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Edible Fruits and Nuts
Trees

Height:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By grafting
By budding

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Thumbnail #1 of Asimina triloba by gonedutch

Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive gonedutch On Apr 1, 2006, gonedutch from Fairport, NY wrote:

I bought a pair of bare root plants from Miller Nurseries in upstate New York some ten years ago. I planted them with relatively little protection from our winter weather. But one plant was set back apparently by frost damage some years ago; the other survived intact and reached flowering maturity in 2005 (see my image). I expect that both plants will flower this season and that they will produce fruit, since this species requires two plants to polinate. Meanwhile the foliage has been spectacular and I recommend the tree for a privacy blind in the garden border. In our growing zone it apparently needs the protection of adjacent plant material to survive our winters. This is a good American native that deserves to be grown more widely in our gardens. And I am told that the fruit is edible, delicious, and healthful!

Neutral Farmerdill On Mar 27, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

"Selected from the wild in Mason, OH, by Ernest J. Downing in 1938."

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fairport, New York



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