Pawpaw Names and Alternative Names

Hi Everyone,

I’ve been trying to wade through the confusion of pawpaw names and alternative names that seem to be out there. Here is the list that I have compiled so far. It would be interesting to hear feedback and corrections, as well as additional names and name alternatives.

Asimina triloba 250-30 Jerry’s Delight
Asimina triloba 250-39 Jerry’s Big Girl, JBG
Asimina triloba 275-48 Lehman’s Delight
Asimina triloba 275-56 Benny’s Favorite
Asimina triloba Al Horn White Flesh Al Horn
Asimina triloba Caspian Pawpaw Caspian Halvin
Asimina triloba Convis Corvis
Asimina triloba Jerry’s Big Girl 250-39, JBG
Asimina triloba KSU 94-25 Pina Colada
Asimina triloba Maria’s Joy 166-13
Asimina triloba NC-1 Campbell’s No.1
Asimina triloba Sam Norris SN-7, Sam Norris #7
Asimina triloba Taytoo Taytwo

(Apologies for it being a bit of an eye chart. Copy and paste out of Excel created this format.)



Here’s two tables, a figure, and a list of references from a paper published Jan. 2023. Tables 2 and 4 might help you with correct spellings and dates of release from breeders. Figure 7 provides context for Table 4. The references contain links to the sources of information.

Table 2 - 90 names.pdf (319.0 KB)

Table 4 - Genomic relations.pdf (332.5 KB)

Figure 7 - Topological graph.pdf (441.4 KB)

References.pdf (266.0 KB)


pardon sir, topological graph showing no connection between potomac and susquehanna, no connection between overleese and shaenadoah, yet a susquehanna connection to shenandoah?

It is a map of genomic associations. Here is the article:

I know the KSU varieties were originally numbered…

Atwood - 8-2
Benson - 7-5
Chappell - 4-1

Some others
October Moon - 275-17
Prima - Prima 1216
Windstar - 275-48 X 275-50