Approximately 40.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.
B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:9
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: like smaller Plumeria fls., waxy, axillary
Fruit: large fruited form, ripens AMBER-ORANGE, then feels soft
Foliage: large palmately 7 lobed, spirally arranged at top of trunk above old leaf scars
Height in meters: 5-10
Carica papaya Mammoth
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
30: Exotic and Other Fruit and Nut Tree and Shrub List
31: House and Container Plant Seed List
34: Oriental Herb and Vegetable Seed List
36: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
191: Tropical Shrubs and Trees
192: Tropical Commercial Selection Trees Shrubs and Flowers
Carica papaya Mammoth seeds will usually germinate in 30-120 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Sow seeds about 13mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 23°C.
Soak in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately. Seeds that don't swell can be gently scarified.
(Soak for 40 hours).