Papaya is widely called the “Papaw” or the “Melon Tree”. A large herb native to tropical America and is now planted all over the tropics.
Dioecious succulent tree to 2+ metres high, with leaves digitate 7-lobed.
It produces a milky juice which contain 2 protein-digestive enzymes; papain and chymopapain.
Papaya is a useful meat tenderiser and as an aid for digestion. Flowers are creamy colour.
The plants thrive in well drained sites and will bear fruits in about 8 months from direct sowing. They bear fruits all the year round
Remarks: Our Papaya seeds are hermaphrodite papaya plants.
Botanical Name: Carica papaya
Disclaimer: Based on feedback from our customers, the potency of the seeds from Singapore Horti-Flora are up to 90%.
We give no warranty, expressed or implied, as to productiveness of any seeds we sell.