Paw Paw
Host Plant for the Zebra Swallowtail Butterflies

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PawPaw
Asimina sp..
Zebra Swallowtail Butterfly Eurytides marcellus Host or Larval Food Plant.

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Pawpaw, host plant for Zebra Swallowtail butterfly (Eurytides marcellus)

Pawpaw with a purple flower.

Pawpaw with a white flower, host plant for Zebra Swallowtail butterfly (Eurytides marcellus)

White flowering Pawpaw

Pawpaw seed in the fruit, host plant for Zebra Swallowtail butterfly (Eurytides marcellus)

Pawpaw seed in an opened fruit.

Pawpaw fruit, host plant for Zebra Swallowtail butterfly (Eurytides marcellus)

Fruit of Pawpaw

Botanical Name: Asimina sp.

Common Names: PawPaw

Plant type: Shrub or tree depending upon species

Zone: 6 - 9 depending upon specie

Light: Full sun to shade

Size: 6 - 20 feet, depending upon specie

Water: Average water needs, tolerates drought

Soil: Average garden soil

Propagation: Seed

Note: Zebra Swallowtail butterfly Eurytides marcellus Host or Larval Food Plant