Tainung Papaya Plant Carica L. Caricaceae

$7.99 sales tax

Plants for sale are Tainung Papaya plants. Plants are between 4″- 24″ tall “They grow fast!!”. grown from tissue cultures to a desease free repleca of the mother plant. The Tainung Flesh is orange-red, tender with good taste and quality. Frui..

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Plants for sale are Tainung Papaya plants

Tainung Papaya plants are between 4″- 24″ tall “They grow fast!!”. grown from tissue cultures to a disease free replica of the mother plant. The Tainung Papaya Plant fruit’s Flesh is orange-red, tender with good taste and quality. Fruit averages 1.1 kg in size. The plant has PRSV tolerance. Tainung is a top choice for backyards gardens. High yield producer setting fruit at average 70 cm. Outer husk ripens with a green orange coloring. Female fruits are globe shaped and hermaphrodite fruits have a pointed blossom end. We recommend 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. 

General Information

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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