Pawpaw: The Susquehanna Banana

Start Date
09/22/2018
End Date
09/22/2018
Description
Pawpaw trees bear the largest edible fruit native to the United States, a fruit whose creamy texture and banana-meets-mango flavor is gaining popularity with people interested in growing their own food. Join plant breeder Neal Peterson of Peterson Pawpaws as he recounts the fascinating lore and natural history of pawpaws, discusses how to grow them in your yard, and reviews various products made from the fruit. Sample this uniquely flavored delicacy and leave with a new appreciation of the “Susquehanna Banana”!
Location
Hockessin, DE
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Learn the natural history of pawpaws, including the habitats they live in.
2. Learn how to successfully grow pawpaws in your yard.
3. Learn the reproductive cycle of pawpaws in order to obtain fruit set.
Instructors
Neal Peterson
Website Registration
Course Codes
GAR199
Provider
Mt. Cuba Center


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