Sweet Big Caribbean Red Papaya
- Available Oct. 21st. Its melon-like flavor, fragrant aroma, and beautiful salmon red interior most resemble strawberry papaya, only much sweeter. The fruit has extremely high sugar content. Red papaya adds color and flavor to any salad or can be served chilled topped with a dollop of vanilla ice cream for a tasty tropical sundae! Fruit ripens green to yellow and is ripe when more than 50% of the papaya has turned a bright yellow. Caribbean Reds have a much longer shelf life than most other papaya varieties. Zone 9 - 11, Height 6' to 15', Nice 12"+ plant shipped. - Available Oct. 21st.