Papaya tree grow and care – herb of the genus Carica also known as Papaya or Carica papaya, Papaya tree perennial evergreen plant used for the edible fruits and also used as ornamental plant, grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.
Leaves grow on stem 0.4-1.2 length, the leaves lobate in the edge size 20-90 cm.
Flower color yellow, flowers can separate on different plant to female and male flowers on or can grow the same tree hermaphrodite.
Papaya tree fruits
Fruit color yellow or orange and sometime part of the fruit can be green, shape can be round or oval the size 3-50 cm.
Papaya tree for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Papaya tree growing and care:
Wind-less, frost free
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No, but it’s better to know what you get Difficulties or problems when growing: Allelopathy, when the plant full of fruit can be break by the wind 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 recommend to cut and evening to cover it with paste or something Size of the plant? 2-7 m, 6-21 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 / Half Shade 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 flower, the flowers can separate to female and male flowers on separate trees or on the same trees Pollination is done by: Bees Edible Fruits Fruit harvest season: All year Fruits pests or diseases: Birds, fungal, ants What can be done with big quantities of Papaya tree fruits? Eaten raw, juice, dried fruit Work requirements on the fruit: Sometimes when the fruits growing on other fruits it can cause rot in the fruit, needed to thinning some of the fruits 4-10 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:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting, Winter planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Tropics Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants, Fast growing plants
Evergreen, Herbaceous, Perennial plant
Edible plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 12, Hardiness zone 13
Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Autumn flowers, Spring flowers, Summer flowers, Winter flowers
Autumn Harvest, Spring Harvest, Summer Harvest, Winter harvest
Alcoholic beverages, Dried fruit, Eaten raw, Fruit, Ice pop & Ice cream plants, Jams, Juice