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Carica papaya Papaya Pepaya Caricaceae
 

Carica 	papaya, Papaya, Papaya, Pepaya

 

Carica papaya, Papaya, Papaya, PepayaIt grows up to 20 ft (6 m) high with a single trunk and a palm-like head of foliage.
The leaves are up to 24 in (60 cm) across and are carried on 24 in (60 cm) stems.
Young plants fruit most heavily and it is wise to keep a succession of plants coming on as replacements.
The fruits come in the second year
Cultivation: Plant in rich, moist, well-drained soil in sun or part-shade.
Propagate from seed.

 
Carica papaya, Papaya, Papaya, Pepaya Carica papaya, Papaya, Papaya, Pepaya Carica papaya, Papaya, Papaya, Pepaya

  

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