Papaya (Carica Papaya)
- Plant Care
Papaya is not a true tree, but rather a semi-woody herbaceous plant that grows with a thick central stem. The plants themselves are beautiful with a highly tropical appearance, with wide, deeply lobed leaves that spread out atop a thick stem resembling a trunk. The flowers sprout directly from this stem, along with the subsequent fruits.
Papaya is a very fast-growing plant, and in nature, it quickly assumes its adult size and bears fruit. it's an extremely fast-growing semi-woody plant with large leaves that are the very essence of the tropics. As the plant grows, the lower leaves will yellow and fall off, leaving behind half-moon shaped leaf scars on the trunk-like stem.
- Give this plant full sun, or conditions as bright as you can provide. Papayas are also a great sunny patio plant for summer climates.These plants need a prodigious amount of water. As the plant grows, expect to water it daily.They will grow best in loose, rich and very well-drained soil.15 – 35 °CUse a balanced fertilizer and all-purpose fertilizer during growing season.
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