A visit to Docville Farm, where Blaise Pezold is researching and collecting pawpaw cultivars in a greenhouse he calls the Pawpaw Palace. Story and photography created for a recent issue of The Boil Advisory.

Blaise Pezold waters small pawpaw plants inside the Pawpaw Palace at Docville Farm
A cultivar of pawpaw Blaise has named "Opelousas," found near Chicot State Park
A pawpaw tree cultivar growing inside the Pawpaw Palace
Blaise Pezold examens pawpaw seed samples in his seed fridge at Docville Farm
A pawpaw cultivar in front of a greenhouse swamp cooler
Overripe pawpaw fruit from Asheville, North Carolina