Sri Lankan Red Papaya

(1/2) Sri Lankan Red Papaya

Sri Lankan Fruit Plater delicious Red Papaya

(2/2) Sri Lankan Fruit Plater delicious Red Papaya


Papaya - Sri Lankan Red

Carica papaya
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A red fleshed papaya from Sri Lanka. Produces large, sweet, elongated fruit up to 1kg with orange-red flesh. Bisexual papayas are generally self pollinating, occasional females can be expected these will fruit best if pollinated by a male but will produce... Read More


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Specifications of Papaya - Sri Lankan Red

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Water Requirements Frequent Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March, April, May, October, November, December

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Papaya - Sri Lankan Red Reviews & Tips

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★★★ 9y ago

Elizabeth Grove, SA, Australia

pawpaws are my holy grail - ive lived and gardened in a few climates, most too cold to have sucessful pawpaws.

★★★★★ 9y ago

WOODVALE, WA, Australia

Beautiful looking tree, fast grower and easy to look after. Fruits when young.

★★★★★ 11y ago

Bulli, NSW, Australia

Fast grower, attractive tree large amount of tasty fruit.

★★★★★ 13y ago

Port Macquarie, nsw, australia

wow look at all the fruit on my tree within 6 months of growing

★★★★ 13y ago

MOUNT ISA, qld, australia

If you have tried a red pawpaw, or even a green pawpaw salad, you will understand.


★★★ 13y ago

Erskineville, nsw

My Paw Paw grew very quickly and flowered last summer for the first time . The fruit developed quickly until the cold set in then stopped. Ripening started with the warm spring weather, but those fruit that hadn't developped fully have not started re-g...


★★★ 13y ago

KARALEE, QLD, Australia

Great Looking


★★★★★ 14y ago

Unanderra, NSW, Australia

Very fast growing, tropical looking.  I have most of my paw paws growing on the east side of my house to protect them from the cold westerly winds that prevail here in Wollongong - seems to help.  Fruits taste way better than anything from the superm...

★★★ 14y ago

South Windsor, NSW, Australia

IThis tree is doing quite well but it hasn't been in the ground long.

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