All of the variety information on the David’s Garden SeedsВ® website, including the days to maturity, color and size are based on data from tests done at specific locations. Many factors, including geographic location, daytime and nighttime temperatures, the availability of plant nutrients, many unknown climate factors and insects/pest interact to determine a variety’s performance. For information on which varieties will perform best in your area, we recommend that you contact your local county extension agent or a Master Gardener.
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Red Lady Papaya 15 Non-GMO, Hybrid Seeds
This page gives instructions on Papaya Seeds from David’s Garden SeedsВ® website. Papaya is a tasty fruit that you will enjoy.
Red Maradol Papaya 15 Non-GMO, Hybrid Seeds
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I am looking to plant Papaya seeds. The fruit is called : Super long papaya, also called BURLIAR LONG or Do you have papaya …
Red fleshed fruit averaging 52 oz to 70 oz. Good sweetness. Sets fruit at average 25 inches above soil. Tolerant to Papaya Ring Spot Virus. Produces fruit on average nine months from seed. Fruit ships well and trees produce about 35 fruits per season. Harvest in about 36 weeks.
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Red fleshed fruit averaging 52 to 70 oz. Good sweetness. Sets fruit at average 70 cm above soil. Tolerant to Papaya Ring Spot Virus. Produces fruit on average nine months from seed. Fruit ships well and trees produce about 35 fruits per season. Harvest in about 36 weeks.
This page gives instructions on how to buy Papaya Seeds from David’s Garden SeedsВ® website. Papaya is a tasty fruit that you will enjoy.
Anthracnose appears on the fruit as irregular, water-soaked spots that later enlarge, darken and become sunken in the rind. Copper sprays have been of limited effect in severe situations, but would not be expected to be of much use under normal conditions in Texas.
Because papayas rapidly reach 10 to 15 feet or more, cold protection of the top is difficult. Protection of the lower portion of the trunk may permit the plant to regrow from sprouts in the event of freeze damage.
Papayas are adapted to practically any well drained soil. The plant is shallow rooted and will not tolerate excessive wetness or standing water. Raised beds can partly overcome drainage problems.
Although papayas thrive best in full sun, some concession can be made to protection from wind or cold weather. Close to the south or southeast side of the house is the warmest location in most residential sites. Some wind protection provided by other plantings or structures is helpful.
Female flowers are borne along the trunk and can be identified by that location and the presence of a miniature papaya fruit inside the base of the flower petals. Male flowers are borne in long sprays that originate along the trunk. Each spray is much-branched with inch-long, trumpet-shaped, male flowers. Bisexual types are practically identical to the females, but have male stamens surrounding the miniature fruit inside the flower petals.
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Common whitefly is about the only insect pest which has affected papaya in Texas, leading to sooty mold on the foliage and fruit. Sweetpotato whitefly also is reported to favor papaya. The safest control is through spraying with a soapy water solution.
Papaya is polygamous, with three primary sex types: female, male and bisexual. There are some cases where plants produce more than one kind of flower at the same time. Bisexuals are usually preferred for home plantings, but most types available in Texas are male or female. Because sex determination prior to flowering is practically impossible, two to four seedling plants are grown together until flowering to assure females for fruit production and males for pollination.
In colder areas where overwinter survival is questionable, seedlings can be developed in late fall and carried through the winter in greenhouses. After frost danger passes in spring, these seedlings can be planted outdoors to provide fruit until the next killing frost.
Seeds for growing your own Papaya