During Winter and some early Spring shipments, some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT.
This means that even though they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it won’t harm the plant(s). Monday through Thursday
TAINUNG PAPAYA TREE - CARICA PAPAYA - EASY TO GROW FRUIT - 4" POT
Deliciously sweet, this red papaya is a commercial variety that produces fruit in abundance, with individual fruit weighing from 3 to 5 pounds. It is an excellent subject for pots, fruiting within the first year once it reaches 2’ tall. Easily maintained in a 12-14” pot, ‘Tainung’ can reach up to 10’ in height. Grow above 60°F and keep the roots warm for best results. Water the soil thoroughly when dry, apply moderate amounts of fertilizer to ensure fast growth and give plenty of direct sun light. You’ll be amazed how fast it will grow.
Produce ripe fruit in as little as one year’s time
Hardy in zone 10 or grow indoors
Prefers the sun
Great patio plant, bring inside in the winter
The starter plant you will receive is growing in a 4" pot
Tainung Papaya Tree - Carica papaya - Easy to grow fruit - 4" Pot