Paw Paw is a unique small tree that can sometimes take the form of a large shrub. It holds its green foliage well into the fall before turning a bright yellow. Prefers to be grown in soil that is slightly acidic and consistently moist. Choose a location that has more sun than shade and is protected from strong winds. Well known for its edible fruit (4-16 cm long) that are large sweet and similar to some tropical species such as mango.