English | 2021 | ISBN: 0865719551 | 234 Pages | True PDF | 5.5 MB
Discover a fresh new offering for your farm or orchard business
Pawpaws is the first in-depth guide to small-scale commercial cultivation of pawpaws. Also known as Indiana bananas or hipster bananas, this almost forgotten fruit, native to North America, is making a huge comeback with foodies, chefs, craft brewers, and discerning fruit-lovers.
Written by, and for, the organic grower, coverage includes
Botany and the cultural history of pawpaws
Orchard siting and planning
Choosing the best-quality nursery trees
Descriptions of over 50 cultivars
Propagation and organic growing tips
Pests and disease management
Marketing and selling fresh pawpaws, seeds, and starts
Processing and producing value-added products.
Get ahead of the farming curve, diversify your orchard or food forest, and discover the commercial potential of America's almost forgotten native fruit with this comprehensive manual to small-scale commercial pawpaw production.