Dwarf Papaya - Southern Red

Carica papaya

Low fruiting habit of our Dwarf Southern Red Papaya by Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery

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This cutting grown Papaya is dwarfed in size and the fruit is produced low to the ground. Bisexual red fleshed Papaya with very sweet juicy flesh. Heavy cropper of elongated fruit. It is possible to have fruit within 4 months rather then waiting18 months from a seed.
Other Names: Dwarf Paw Paw, Bisexual Papaya


Specifications of Dwarf Papaya - Southern Red

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn 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

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Frequent Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Dwarf (1/2 Normal Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest First Year

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, October, November, December

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Dwarf Papaya - Southern Red Reviews & Tips

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★★★★★ 2y ago

TORQUAY, QLD, Australia

Bought this plant from Daley%u2019s a couple of years ago and put it in a warm, sheltered position. It has proven to be very low maintenance (occasional Seasol) and is a prolific fruiter that hasn%u2019t stopped producing since its first flower! Fruit ...

★★★★ 4y ago

TAMWORTH, NSW, Australia

Easy to maintain and quicker fruit production time. Taste is great. I will have to protect it in winter though. I'm going to rig appropriately rated heat lamp in my garage inside a protected cocoon to keep it warm and cozy during the freezing nights an...

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