Big Red Sweet Papaya Plant Carica Papaya L. Caricaceae
$7.99 sales tax
Plants for sale are Big Red Sweet Papaya plants. Plants are between 4″- 24″ tall “They grow fast!!”. grown from tissue cultures to a desease free repleca of the mother plant. Big Red Sweet produces large Red fleshed fruit atop 20′ tall t..
Big Red Sweet Papaya Plants for Sale
Big Red Sweet Papaya Plants are between 4″- 24″ tall “They grow fast!!”. grown from tissue cultures to a disease free replica of the mother plant. Big Red Sweet produces large Red fleshed fruit atop 20′ tall trees a true giant. When grown in full sun the fruit has a slight honey flavor. Big Red Sweet Papaya Plant has excellent flavored fruit AAA . Check out our Bio Spectrum Organic Fertilizer!
Papaya Tree Plant Care
Soil requirements and planting instructions
First, mix together the following:
- 60 percent potting soil
- 20 percent peat moss
- 20 percent coarse sand and a handful of perlite.
Then, place this mixture in pots, beds or garden and plant your papaya plant.
Plant Papaya 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.
Additionally, Soil Ph should be around 6.0-7.0
Light conditions and Zoning
When making a site selection keep your plant in an area that has medium or full light.
Papayas are hardy at zones 9b-11
Water and Fertilizer
- Allow the soil to dry between watering if using drip irrigation
- Do not over water
- Papayas are not drought tolerant
Additionally, this mild feeder loves an organic fertilizer N-P-K ratio or 5-5-5 or lower.
Papaya are also referred 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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