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Broad Leaf Papaya fruitBotanical Name: Carica papaya

Self pollinating Heirloom Thai variety which will begin to yield from as little as 4 feet in height and will continue to crop abundantly even when pruned to shorter statures. Fruits, which are long and pink fleshed, can reach lengths of up to 55cm. Very prolific and reliable producer of firm and sweet papaya of unsurpassed quality. Popular Thai Papaya called Khak-dam in Thailand. Red fleshed with characteristic Torpedo shape

Other Names: Paw Paw, Pawpaw, #MT10
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Plant Information or Specifications

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Asian Favourite (#AsianFavourite)

Preferred Climate

Tropical, Subtropical
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)


Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?

Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

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Water Requirements

Frequent Watering

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest

2-3 Years

Sun or Shade

Full (Sun:80%-100%), Part (Sun:50-80%)

Preferred Soil Type

Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic)

Soil pH

Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months

February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December



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Papaya - Broad Leaf (Seedling)

Gerry3's Edible Fruits
Update: 990 days 8hrs

Comments: - Large fruit. See comparison size to iPhone in photo. 

Planted: 2015

Height 2 metres

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 4 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: SuperGrow. Like Dynamic Lifter

Pest Control: Badly affected by broadmite when small. Treated with a miticide to clear it up and followed by wetable sulphur every so often. Occassional Confidor for fruit spotting bug which likes to wipe out pawpaws around here. 

Question: This plant set two fruit but has only produced male flowers since. Any Ideas. 

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Gerry3 says... [990 days 8hrs ago]

Gerry3 says... [990 days 8hrs ago]
Some problems with this software. I input water weekly.
Gerry3 says... [846 days 8hrs ago]
The fruit were very juicy and sweet. It's now late winter and female flowers are finally being produced again much like other male pawpaws however the flowers are close to the stem unlike fruiting flowers on male trees which are usually on long stalks.
emily1 says... [647 days 21hrs ago]

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