Vasconcellea pubescens syn. Carica 7cm


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Vasconcellea pubescens syn. Carica

Mountain Papaya

A tropical fruit plant from South America, typically growing at altitudes of 1,500 – 3,000 metres. This fast growing perennial resembles a tree with large palmate leaves at the crown and can reach 6-9m in height. It can produce up to 50 bright yellow fruits per season. Fruit flavour is tart, and sugar is often sprinkled on the fruit before eating.

Max Height 9m.

Full sun.

Well drained soil.


Additional information

Weight 0.6 kg
Dimensions 7 × 7 × 20 cm