RED PAPAYA

RED PAPAYA

Carica papaya 'Thai Red'
Member $12.95
The sweet, melting flesh of the papaya is the epitome of exotic backyard fruit, but you don't have to live in the tropics to grow papaya. It will grow happily outside planted in a protected spot in cooler areas (preferably on a north-facing wall) and will thrive in a pot inside where it's tropical-looking leaves create a striking effect. Self-pollinating so no need for more than one plant for fruit.
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PLANTS: WRPA
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Growing Information

Heat Zone 5 - 14
Height To 250cm
Position in FULL SUN
Harvest in Nov - Feb
Pot Size: Midi Pot
Cold Zone 10 - 13
Width To 120cm
Seasonal watering as necessary
EVERGREEN

Growing Tips

Open up your plant parcel as soon as it arrives. Place your plant in a light, airy position and give it some water.

RED PAPAYA

Carica papaya 'Thai Red'
Member $12.95
The sweet, melting flesh of the papaya is the epitome of exotic backyard fruit, but you don't have to live in the tropics to grow papaya. It will grow happily outside planted in a protected spot in cooler areas (preferably on a north-facing wall) and will thrive in a pot inside where it's tropical-looking leaves create a striking effect. Self-pollinating so no need for more than one plant for fruit.
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PLANTS: WRPA
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