Sri Lankan Red Papaya
Sri Lankan Fruit Plater delicious Red Papaya
Papaya - Sri Lankan RedCarica papaya
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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Customer Tips & Reviews Papaya - Sri Lankan Red
Elizabeth Grove, SA, Australia
pawpaws are my holy grail - ive lived and gardened in a few climates, most too cold to have sucessful pawpaws.
WOODVALE, WA, Australia
Beautiful looking tree, fast grower and easy to look after. Fruits when young.
Port Macquarie, nsw, australia
wow look at all the fruit on my tree within 6 months of growing
MOUNT ISA, qld, australia
If you have tried a red pawpaw, or even a green pawpaw salad, you will understand.
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...
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...