PAPAYA – RED LADY

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COMMON NAME
Red Lady Papaya
BOTANICAL NAME
Carica Papaya ‘Red Lady’
HEIGHT 12′
WIDTH 6′
EVERGREEN
COLD TOLERANCE 32° F
SOIL TYPE Well drained
DROUGHT TOLERANCE Medium
SALT TOLERANCE No
FLOWER Female blooms are
conical and grow directly on the
tree, while male blooms are held
out on stalks away from the trunk.
Hermaphrodite blooms are on the
trunk of the tree, though blooms
are more cylindrical than female
blooms.
MONTH OF COLOR
All season, after fruiting
FRUIT Green exterior,
Orange edible interior,
2 to 3 pounds
COMMENTS Fast growing, might
produce fruit in the first year.
Needs protection from the cold.
PRICE 3 gallon $20