Papaya Hovey

TR Hovey.

A genetic dwarf, this papaya only grows to 4-6 feet tall and is perfect for growing in containers. Bring it inside during the winter and then put it outside on the patio in the summer. Needs plenty of sun year round and 65F degrees or higher to grow well and fruit. Harvest green papayas starting in mid summer, ripe fruit by late August. Self fertile. Zone 10-11.

Light Needs: Moderate sun.

Watering Needs: Needs regular watering – weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Average Landscape Size: Grows 4-6 ft. in height and width.

Harvest: Fall- Winter. 

Fruit: Green Papaya.

Poisonous: No.

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