Carica papaya Sunrise Solo




Family: Caricaceae
Genus: Empress
Species: Papaya

A tropical tree that is grown commercially because of its delicious fruits that taste like a mix of melons and mangoes. It grows extremely fast, fruiting less than a year after germination. They grow true to type and you can use the seeds to regrow them, as long as they are not cross-pollinated with other papayas. From spring to winter it is stored outdoors, while during the winter it is stored in a closed, bright room at a temperature of about 15-18C. It does not tolerate excess moisture, so care should be taken when watering.

Reproduction: By seed

Pre-treatment: Pour warm water over the seeds and leave it for 24 hours

Sowing: All year round in substrate or perlite at a depth of 1-2 cm

Germination: Temperature 25-30 C, germinates in 2-8 weeks.

Location: Requires direct light and moderate humidity.

Hardiness zone: 9a / -6.6 C (20 F)

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