Carica papaya


A tropical fruit that is fast-growing and is known for its high nutritional and medicinal value.

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How to sow:

– Prepare the soil in your garden bed by loosening it with a spade or tiller.
– Create furrows in the soil about 1/4 inch deep and space them about 2-3 inches apart.
– Sow the seeds in the furrows and lightly cover them with soil.
– Water the area well and keep the soil moist until the seeds germinate.
– In 7-10 days the seeds should germinate.
– Once the seedlings have emerged, you can thin them out so that they are spaced about 6-8 inches apart.
– It takes 30 – 35 days to harvest

Common Name: Papaya
Botanical Name: Carica papaya
Maximum growth dimensions:5 to 10 m (16 to 33 ft) tall
Light: Grow best in full sun
Temperature: 70°F–90°F; 21–32°C
Planting season: Papaya is planted during spring (February-March), monsoon (June-July) and autumn (October-November)
Edible parts: Fruit and leaves
Soil Type: well-drained rich sandy loam soils
Watering frequency: Once a day
Bloom time: August – November
Flower Colour: cream-white to yellow-orange
Toxicity: Non-toxic
Difficulty level: Easy to grow

Weight 0.01 kg
Dimensions 12.5 × 9.4 cm