Asimina triloba, the American papaw, pawpaw, paw paw, or paw-paw, among many regional names, is a small deciduous tree native to the eastern United States.They’re arguably North America’s most delicious native fruit. We certainly think so! They’re an anomaly, as they taste tropical but grow in environments as cold as negative 25 degrees.

Join Glam Gardener NYC & Wild Staten Island, as they forage for paw paws and share all you need to know to find one for yourself in the wild! Plus, enjoy a tutorial on exactly how to plant them, so you can grow this rare native plant after you enjoy them.

This video is for seasoned foraging lovers and beginners alike! This video is safe for children to watch.