Plants for sale are Solo Papaya plants. Plants are between 4"- 24" tall "They grow fast!!". grown from tissue cultures to a desease free repleca of the mother plant. Solo is a very desirable sweet strain of papaya that has a firm pink/orange pulp. An average fruit will weigh up to 1 1/2 lbs. Best grown outside in warm climates, but can be raised inside. Carica papaya L. Caricaceae, Carica papaya L. soil requirements and planting instructions, Mix together the following: 60 percent potting soil; 20 percent peat moss; 20 percent coarse sand and a handful of perlite. Place this mixture in a pots, beds or garden and plant your Carica papaya L. When planting Carica papaya L. in the landscape plant at 6' apart a sturdy pole may be required due to fruit weight. Combined fruit can weigh up to 300 lbs. Proper site preparation ensures years of growth and once established they will not require weed control. Strong growth will Soil Ph should be around 6.0-7.0 light conditions, When making a site selection keep your plant in an area that has medium or full light. This species of Carica papaya L. is considered hardy at zones 9b-11 Carica papaya L., If using drip irrigation allow soil to dry slightly between waterings. Do not over water. Carica papaya L. are not drought tolerant. Produces small white flowers in all summer long followed by fruit. blooms are white. Carica papaya L., this mild feeder loves an organic fertilizer N-P-K ratio or 5-5-5 or lower. Carica papaya L.pests and disease, Pests or diseases are few and far between. Papaya are also refered to as Papaya, pawpaw, malakor, loko, ma kuai thet, du du. Papaya are generally grown from shoots, seeds and tissue culture. There are several different varieties of papaya.
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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 20 December, 2010.