Pawpaw (Asimina triloba) Cultivars: Extinct and Rediscovered

 

Table 1: List of extinct and rediscovered Pawpaw cultivars (35 varieties)

Cultivar Name Distribution Introduced Last record Status
Arkansas Beauty   1900 ? Extinct
Betty Wirt   1960 ? Extinct
Buckman   1930 ? Extinct
Cheatwood   1900 ? Extinct
Cheely   1900 ? Extinct
Cox Favorite   1900 ? Extinct
Early Best   1900 ? Extinct
Early Cluster   1900 ? Extinct
Endicott   1900 ? Extinct
Fairchild   1925 ? Extinct
Gable   1940 ? Extinct
Hahn   1900 ? Extinct
Hengst   1938 ? Extinct
Holtwood   1938 ? Extinct
Hope's August   1900 ? Extinct
Hope's September   1900 ? Extinct
Jumbo   1940 ? Extinct
Kercheval   1960 ? Extinct
Ketter   1900 ? Extinct
Lawvere   1960 ? Extinct
Long John   1930 ? Extinct
Martin   1900 ? Extinct
Mudge   1960 ? Extinct
Osbourne   1930 ? Extinct
Oswald   1900 ? Extinct
Potter   1900 ? Extinct
Propst Early   1900 ? Extinct
Rees   1900 ? Extinct
Roach   1900 ? Extinct
Schriber   1930 ? Extinct
Scott   1900 ? Extinct
Shannondale   1930 ? Extinct
Taylor   1930 ? Extinct
Tiedke   1930 ? Extinct
Uncle Tom   1896 ? Extinct

 

Source: https://www.growables.org/information/TropicalFruit/Pawpaw35ExtinctNealPeterson.htm