Papaya is commonly known as papeeta in India and it is very easy to grow in the home garden. Papaya is most loved as it is a part of a healthy diet, this is one of the healthy Fruit you must add to your kitchen garden. Papayas contain high levels of vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin E. You can easily grow papaya in your home garden. Buy the best Quality Papaya F1 Hybrid Seeds Online at the best price in India from www.organicbazar.net with a Good Germination rate.
About this item
- Number of Hybrid Papaya Seeds: 10 Seeds
- Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
- Sowing season: Throughout the year
- Mode of sowing: Sow the seeds 0.5 inches deep in a seedling tray or Container, or Pots. Transplant in 30 to 45 days
- Germination Time: 10 to 21 days from sowing
- Germination temperature: 21-35°C
- Harvesting: 8 to 10 month
- Plant vigor: strong plant
- Fruit Average weight 900 to 1200 Gram
What size grow bag is best for Papaya?
How to Grow Papaya Plant at Home
You can grow papaya plant very easy in the home garden from seeds. Give water to the papaya seeds during germination and keep the plant in sunny spot. After 30- 35 days from papaya seeds germination it’s time to transplant into big pots (if you sow the seeds in small pots). Make sure that the soil must moist but not soggy.
Papaya Seeds Sowing Method
You can sow the hybrid papaya seeds in seedling tray/small pots and then you have to transplant papaya plant in big pots. You can also sow the seeds directly in final big pots or Grow bags. Fill the pots with potting mix or mixture of cow manure, soil and sand in equal proportion. Sow the papaya seed in a depth of about 0.5 inches in soil. Seeds will be germinated within 10-15 days, till then give water to the seedlings.
Papaya Growing Season in India
You can grow papaya plant in during spring (February- March), monsoon (June – July) and autumn (October – November) but do not plant papaya in winter season because it cannot survive in cold climate.
Papaya Plant Care Tips
Sunlight – Papaya plant need 6- 8 hours of full sunlight to grow quickly.
Water – Give water in 2-3 days during summer season, water should be done once per week in winters and no need to give water in rainy season. Keep the soil moist.
Soil – Choose well drained and high in organic matter soil for your papaya plant.
Temperature – Papaya plant grow best in temperature between 21-32 degree Celsius.
Fertilizer – Give good quality compost or cow manure to your papaya plants in every 2 month.
Common pests – Some pests always found in papaya plant are whitefly, papaya mealybug aphid and papaya mosaic disease and bacteria leaf spot are the common diseases of papaya plant. If you are facing this problem use organic pesticide Neem oil.
Mulch – To retain moisture in the soil, mulch the papaya plant with wood chips.
Papaya Harvest Time
Within 1 year of transplanting papaya will start to give fruit. Pick the papaya fruit when the skin starts to become yellow, the fruit will be ripen after you have picked it. You can cut the papaya fruit from pruning scissor safely.
Papaya Special Features
- Common name – Papeeta , Carica papaya
- Level of grow – Easy
Can we grow papaya plant in winter season?
Papaya plant cannot grow well in cold weather and the plant will not survive for long time in cold season.
Why my papaya plant leaves turning yellow?
When papaya plant does not get proper water, (over watering or under watering conditions) then the leaves turn to yellow.
Why my papaya plant flowers fall off?
Excess of nitrogen or lack of nitrogen dose is the main reason behind flower drop. So do not give too much nitrogen or less nitrogen to your papaya plants.
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