Due to extreme weather conditions and power outages, The Garden of St Erth & Cloudehill gardens are closed until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Due to extreme weather conditions and power outages, The Garden of St Erth & Cloudehill gardens are closed until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

MOUNTAIN PAW PAW

MOUNTAIN PAW PAW

Vasconcellea pubescens syn. Carica pubescens
Member $9.95
Create a tropical look in your garden with this easy-to-grow exotic. A cool climate paw paw that can take light frosts and produces ribbed fruit that turn yellow when ripe. Scoop out and eat the pulpy seeds just like passionfruit. The flowers and ripening fruit are fragrant and the deeply lobed leaves to 60cm across make this paw paw as ornamental as it is delicious. Plants can be male female or hermaphrodite so planting a few planted together not only looks exotic, but will ensure fruit
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PLANTS: WMOP

Growing Information

Height To 4m
Position in FULL SUN
Harvest in Mar - Jun
Cold Zone 10 - 13
Width To 30cm
Seasonal watering as necessary
TENDER PERENNIAL

Growing Tips

Open up your plant parcel as soon as it arrives. Place your plant in a light, airy position and give it some water.

MOUNTAIN PAW PAW

Vasconcellea pubescens syn. Carica pubescens
Member $9.95
Create a tropical look in your garden with this easy-to-grow exotic. A cool climate paw paw that can take light frosts and produces ribbed fruit that turn yellow when ripe. Scoop out and eat the pulpy seeds just like passionfruit. The flowers and ripening fruit are fragrant and the deeply lobed leaves to 60cm across make this paw paw as ornamental as it is delicious. Plants can be male female or hermaphrodite so planting a few planted together not only looks exotic, but will ensure fruit
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PLANTS: WMOP
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BULBS: BGACOG
LAST REMAINING STOCK Gamblers Choice, lucky dip selection of garlic. Garlic needs to be planted soon, so we are clearing remaining stock with this discounted offer! Great tasting garlic ready to harvest at the start of summer, with up to 12 months of storing, you will have enough to last all year with this pack! Includes 4 packs, each with 2 hea...
Member $25.00
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PLANTS: RCOOW
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Member $49.95
Non-Member $69.95
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2 year membership  + Free Seed Sowing Poster and 2 seed packets
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Membership: MNE2SP2
A beautifully illustrated heirloom ‘sow what when’ poster for all areas of Australia so that you'll never have to think about what to sow this month again! You will also receive some free Cauliflower 'Mini' and Kale 'Red Russian' seeds to get your garden started.
Member $79.00
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