TROPICA Mountain Papaya

Evergreen shrub

€ 3,49

(€ 581,67 / kg, Price shown includes 13% VAT. - Excludes delivery costs)

Contents: 10 Seeds

Delivery by Tuesday, 05 March if you order by Monday at 13:00.

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Features & Advantages

  • Fast-growing
  • Cucumber-shaped fruit
  • Very sweet taste

Item no.: TRO-13279, Content: 10 Seeds, EAN: 4031357132799


The robust, evergreen mountain papaya grows as a shrub or small tree at an altitude of 1500-3000 m. It almost never grows larger than 8-10 metres in nature. It forms a thick, fleshy trunk with a maximum 1.50-2 metres in height. The leaves are a much darker green, are less jagged and above all, tolerate temperatures that are too cold for other papaya species.

The fruits are cucumber-shaped, are cooked their shell and eaten like vegetables. When ripe, the skin is orange and the fruits are very sweet.

Sowing Schedule: Year-round
Where to plant: Start Indoors
Available As:: One portion of seeds
Height of Growth:: 500 cm climbing
Water Requirements: Low
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Mountain Papaya is found in the cool mountainous regions of the Chilean Andes and in Colombia.

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