Crosby Arboretum’s ARBOR DAY PLANT SALE and “Growing Paw Paws” with Master Gardener T.J. Testman
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DATE: Feb 7, 2020
CONTACT: Pat Drackett, The Crosby Arboretum, 601-799-2311
RE: Crosby Arboretum’s ARBOR DAY PLANT SALE and “Growing Paw Paws” with Master Gardener T.J. Testman Saturday, February 15, 10:00 to Noon
Get a jump on your spring planting projects at the Crosby Arboretum’s Arbor Day
plant sale on Saturday, February 15, from 10:00 a.m. to Noon.
Take home some outstanding native trees, shrubs, and selected perennials for your property.
Also, learn “All About Paw Paws” with Mississippi Master Gardener T.J. Testman, who
will reveal his secrets to successfully growing these unusual trees that produce
the largest native fruit in the U.S. Known as “custard apple”, paw paws have a
tropical flavor because they are related to papaya. Admission is free.
Below is a list of plants available:
Picayune, Mississippi at Exit 4, Interstate 59. Follow signs to the Arboretum. For
more information see their website at www.crosbyarboretum.msstate.edu.
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