Also called “The Custard Apple” because of its delicious taste of vanilla custard. The tree grows to about 25 feet and the fruit is 3″-6″ long. The plant has the characteristics of a tropical tree. Two plants are needed for pollination. The fruit is used in pastries, ice cream, breads, cookies, etc. Some people call the Papaw the “Miracle Fruit” and attribute their good health to it. The tree is an excellent ornamental and shade tree. Our Papaw plants are easy to grow and plant. Hardiness Zones 4b-7b.