Papaya Tree - Live Plant in a 4 Inch Pot - Variety Grower's Choice Based on Health, Season and Availability - Edible Fruit Bearing Tree for The Patio and Garden
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- We do not currently ship to AK,AZ,CA,GU,HI,PR
- Grown, Packaged and Shipped exclusively by Wekiva Foliage. Select a location for your papaya plant where it will have full sun. The plant grows 20 to 30 feet tall and should be spaced 8 to 10 feet apart. Papayas will grow in nearly any type of soil as long as the soil drains well.
- When the fruit starts to ripen, the skin will start to turn yellow or orange, and you can pick the fruit when 1/10 to 1/3 of the skin has changed color. The fruit will be sweeter the longer you allow it to ripen. Keep the papaya at room temperature to allow it to fully ripen and change color. Ripe fruit will keep in the refrigerator for four to seven days.
- Water the plants regularly to keep the soil moist. The frequency depends on the weather and soil type. Sandy soils should be watered every one to two days in hot weather, while loam soil only needs water every three to four days.
- Add a 2- to 6-inch layer of mulch, keeping it 8 to 12 inches from the trunk of the papaya to help retain soil moisture and control weeds.
- The Red Lady papaya plant grows in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 9 to 11.
All Wekiva Foliage plants come with a 30 day warranty. If your plant is damaged during delivery, please contact us within 48 hours.
2. Shipping Restrictions
Unfortunately we are unable to ship plants to CA, AZ, HI, and PR.
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Please be aware of extreme cold or hot weather at the time of purchase. We ask that customers take responsibility for products ordered during extreme weather events.
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Over 50 Years In The Foliage Industry
Wekiva Foliage is located in the heart of Wekiva Springs in Apopka, Florida. We have been specializing in growing landscape and indoor plants for over 20 years and have been in the foliage industry for over 50 years.
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