Babaco grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Vasconcellea also known as Carica pentagona, Babaco perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant, grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.
Flower color yellow in trumpet shape, the flowers grow on the main stems and only female flowers grow on the plant.
Babaco papaya fruit
Fruit color yellow-green, shape oval the size 5-20 cm, the fruits are seedless
Babaco for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Babaco growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Vegetative Reproduction Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction? Yes Difficulties or problems when growing: Allelopathy, when the plant full of fruit can be break by the wind or the weight of the ftuits All year Planting season: Ants, spider mite Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All year How to prune: Old leaves, recommend not pruning the branches but if the branches break reccomand to cut and evening to cover it with paste or something Size of the plant? 2-5 m, 6-15 feet Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information All year Bloom season: General information about the flower Yellow flowers small in trumpet shape Pollination is done by: Self pollination Fruits information Fruit harvest season: All year Fruits pests or diseases: Birds What can be done with big quantities of Babaco fruits? Eaten raw, juice, dried fruit Work requirements on the fruit: Nothing special 4-6 month How long does it take to bear fruit? Can be picked when the not fully ready and be wait that will ready at home Ripening of fruit Scientific name:
Vasconcellea × heilbornii
Blooming Seasons Autumn flowers Spring flowers Summer flowers Winter flowers Edible Parts Culinary uses Alcoholic beverages Dried fruit Eaten raw Fruit Ice pop & Ice cream plants Jams Juice Flower colors Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Tropics Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Winter harvest Ornamental parts Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Evergreen Herbaceous Perennial plant Plant Uses Edible plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure Watering plants Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 13