Kind David Apple Tree Out of Control

Lawdamercy, what have I allowed to occur?! The whole heritage apple orchard was largely overrun last year by a wild hops vine, hence the twistiness of all those trees, but this!!—THIS will require some cleaning to sort out scion from rootstock and figure out which cuts I’ll need to make this year.

The Distinct Leaf Scar of the Paw Paw Tree

Once you’ve seen it, you’ll always recognize it. North America’s largest native fruit tree, and an escapee from the tropics: Asimina triloba, commonly known as the Paw Paw.