Perennial flowering plant. Name: MELON TREE (Carica Papaya). Quantity in each pack: approx. 3 Seeds. Papaya is a tropical plant from the Papayev family, its height depends on the container's capacity and ranges from 1 m to 2.5 m. Large, spiral-growing leaves live 4-6 months, then fall off, and the papaya becomes like a palm tree, with an umbrella of leaves on the top of the trunk. The plant is fast-growing, growing from seeds blooms in the year of planting, and in bright sunlight and good care after 5-6 months. This unique dioecious plant, from the seeds gives offspring of male, female, and also bisexual seedlings, which can easily change the sex and bear fruit independently: on the male specimen appear female flowers that tie fruit. Ripened fruit is soft, from amber to yellow, their juicy pulp resembles the taste of melon, weight 2.5-3 kg. Under favorable conditions, papaya can bloom and bear fruit continuously throughout the year, most abundantly during the hot summer months. It grows well in direct sun or light shade. Prefers well drained soil, does not tolerate water stagnation. Heat-loving, negatively reacts to sharp temperature drops. In the hot summer months, abundant watering with warm water (30 °) and regular feeding are desirable. In winter, watering is limited as much as possible. Propagate by seeds. They are placed in wet gauze in a plastic bag and kept at a temperature of about 30 ° C. You can sow seeds in light, moist soil in separate cups of 2-3 pieces, with lower heating to 27-30 ° C they rise after 1.5-2 months. Young seedlings are very tender, as they grow, they are transferred to larger containers with soil for citrus fruits, trying not to damage the root system. In summer, papaya can be taken to the open air.
Organic seeds MELON TREE (Carica Papaya)