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Red Papaw or Papaya

Red Papaw or Papaya

Carica papaya

Buy Red Papaw or Papaya

• Taiwanese F1 Hybrid

• Thai Red Bisexual

Ornamental perennial. with attractive red fleshed fruit eaten fresh or cooked if raw.

FEATURES: Tall, fast growing perennial with large lobed leaves. Well suited to warm climates producing many orange-red fleshed fruit with black seeds. Trees are bisexual or female. Fruit produced without cross pollination.

CONDITIONS: Suited to fertile moist loamy soils that are free draining in a warm sunny site. Red Papaw or Papaya Carica papaya Ornamental perennial. with attractive red

FOR BEST RESULTS: Enrich soil with rich compost. Use a thick mulch layer to reduce weeds and retain soil moisture, Keep mulch clear of stems. Use a complete fertiliser regularly in Spring and Summer. Best in sub/tropical climates.


• delightful and refreshing eaten fresh .

• raw fruit can be cooked like a marrow

• use ripe fruit/seeds to tenderise meat