I give this book 9 out of 10 acorns
The author covers everything from how to grow from seed, grafting, pruning, choosing a nursery tree, how to harvest and use the fruit. He describes the attributes of selections of cultivated and named wild discovered varieties. To help you have the best possible success, included in the book are reputable sources for seeds as well as bare root trees. He even finds room in his book to address the importance of fungi and layers of beneficial companion plantings!
Did you know that while pawpaws require shade for the first two years, shade inhibits fruiting and the tree will produce best in full sun? The author includes methods for providing this necessary shade.
Among the are methods of pruning are practices to contain the tree for picking the fruit from ground level, or if you must contain them within an allotted space in your yard.
Now that your tree ts producing, now what? How about some original recipes? They are in the book! Yay! Happy growing!