Asimina triloba

Family: N/A (N/A)

Lifespan: Perennial

Height: 30' (9 m)

Flower Color: 1 1/2" (4 cm) wide

Flower Size: Green to brown or purple

Bloom Season: February-May

Fruit: 3-5" (7.5-12 cm) long, 1-1 1/2" (2.5-4 cm) in diameter, suggesting a small banana

Conditions: Deciduous forests, slopes of ravines, along streams, and floodplains. Soils on which it occurs are usually deep, rich, damp, sandy, or clayey.

Sunlight: Shade tolerant

Moisture: Moist soils

Edible fruit with a flavor of custard; fruits ripen from July to September.

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