Papaya is a member of the Carica family. Its botanical name is Carica papaya. Papaya is an edible fruit perennial, it will last at least up to several years in its native climate. Normally grows with a tree habit.
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Plant 1/2"-1" deep. Soil moderately moist 75-85°F . Can fruit from seed in 9 months.
Easy but may take weeks.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Papaya so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Papaya so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Papaya plants:
03 Mar 2012
I have three big plants which need to be put in the ground soon. They are in pots and in the green house. I also have tons of seeds to grow more new plants.
05 Nov 2011
This Red Lady variety of Papaya is great! I’m not crazy about papaya, but this variety isn’t bad. My husband on the other hand LOVES it! He says it is the BEST papaya he’s ever had!
My husband bought this variety at grocery store and liked it a lot, so