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Dragon Fruit Inventory has been delayed in coming out this Season.  We do not have an estimated date of release.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  


Papaya Plant Care

Papaya Plant Care

To successfully grow Papayas, you need a frost-free climatelots of sunlight, lots of water and good soil. If you give your plant all these conditions, then you can grow a papaya.

Growing Tips for Papayas:

Climate: Thrive in subtropical and tropical climates. They do not tolerate freezing temperatures and are damaged or killed if temperatures go below 32 degrees.

Pollination: The female plants produce fruit and may be cross pollinated with others by insects and wind. There are plants that may be self-pollinating (bi-sexual or hermaphrodite).

Growth Habit: The papaya is a short lived, fast growing woody plant. They generally have a single trunk and grow 10 to 15 feet tall, but some plants have been known to grow taller.

Sun Light: Grow best in full sun. Papayas love the heat and sunlight.

Fertilize: Papayas are heavy feeders and require regular fertilizing when warmAdding compost is also recommended.

Water: Papayas have large soft leaves and evaporate a lot of water in warm weather, so they need above average watering.

Soil: Papayas do best in rich soil that is high in organic matter. Make sure your planting location and soil has good drainage to avoid root rot.

Harvesting: Generally, fruit is picked when there is 1/5 to 1/3 color change in the fruit. After picking, keep at room temperature to fully ripen. Ripe fruit will keep 4 to 7 days in the refrigerator.

NOTE that we do not have a Phytosanitary Certificate that is needed for plants to be shipped or taken outside of California.


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