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Papaya Seeds

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Growing tips for Papaya
1. Plant the seeds in a warm, sunny location and in well-draining soil.
2. Water the soil and keep it moist, but not soggy.
3. Fertilize the soil lightly with a balanced fertilizer.
4. Prune the papaya tree regularly to keep it healthy and promote new growth.
5. Protect the tree from extreme temperatures and wind.
6. Harvest the fruit when it is ripe and enjoy the sweet, delicious taste of homegrown papaya.
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Papaya seeds
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Product Description - Organic Papaya Seeds

Introduce the lush and nutritious Carica papaya to your garden with our Organic Papaya Seeds. These seeds are ideal for anyone looking to cultivate their own fruit trees with minimal effort. Papaya, known for its quick fruiting and abundant production, offers a high yield of nutrient-rich fruits within the first year of planting. Perfect for tropical fruit enthusiasts and health-conscious gardeners.

Plant Description

  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Plant Height: 1 – 3 feet
  • Type: Suitable for indoor (balcony/terrace) and outdoor planting
  • Feed: SoilRich Germi Quick Cocopeat 1kg, SoilRich 306, Gomay Organic Manure 1kg
  • Watering: Once a week
  • Sunlight: Full sunlight
  • Germination Time: 1 week
  • Flowering Time: 8 weeks post-germination
  • Suitable Temperature: 75°F – 85°F
  • Season: Best grown in summer
  • Sowing: Recommended early summer

How to Grow Papaya from Seeds

  1. Seed Preparation: Start your papaya seeds indoors to ensure optimal care and early growth.
  2. How to Sow papaya seeds:
  • Take a grow bag and fill it with Cocopeat.
  • Sprinkle the papaya seeds around the grow bag and cover lightly with more Cocopeat.
  • Mist the surface with water using a spray gun or spray bottle to keep the soil moist, not soggy.
  1. Germination:
  • Place in a spot that receives full sunlight to ensure the seeds germinate effectively within a week.
  1. Care During Growth:
  • Once seedlings appear, water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil.
  • After seedlings have established, they can be transplanted outdoors in a sunny, well-drained location.

Care and Maintenance

  • Soil Requirements: Papayas thrive in sandy loam soils or medium black soils that are free from waterlogging, with a depth of at least 45cm.
  • Fertilization: Papayas are heavy feeders requiring regular applications of compost and fertilizers. Apply a balanced mix of organic fertilizers every two months to support vigorous growth.
  • Watering: Provide abundant water, especially in warm climates, but ensure proper drainage to prevent root diseases.
  • Pruning and Care: Trim away any dead or diseased foliage and manage the plant’s size for easier harvesting.

Harvesting Papaya

  • Monitoring Fruit Development: Watch for fruits that start showing a yellow tinge at the apex.
  • Harvest Timing: Harvest fruits when they show signs of maturing, such as a change in skin texture to a softer feel and the latex turning watery.
  • Post-Harvest Care: Handle fruits carefully to avoid bruising. Store in a cool, dry place and use or sell them before they over-ripen to maximize their shelf life.

Common Problems and Organic Solutions

  • Diseases: Protect against powdery mildew and stem rot by ensuring good air circulation and using organic fungicides like wettable sulphur.
  • Pests: Keep aphids, red spider mites, and other pests at bay with regular inspections and organic insecticidal sprays.

Why Choose Bombay Seeds' Organic Papaya Seeds?

Our Organic Papaya Seeds are selected for their superior growth characteristics and fruit quality. Whether you are a novice looking to plant your first fruit tree or an experienced gardener aiming for efficient production, these seeds provide a reliable start for growing papayas that are as delicious as they are nutritious.