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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:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Carica papaya Mammoth is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
like smaller Plumeria fls., waxy, axillary
large fruited form, ripens AMBER-ORANGE, then feels soft
large palmately 7 lobed, spirally arranged at top of trunk above old leaf scars
|Height, in meters: 10
Height, in feet: 33.00
|Carica papaya Mammoth sales history
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|
|Not all Oriental Herbs are Culinary, or even edible. Be sure to correctly identify and prepare all herbs and vegetables before use.|
|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
|192||: Tropical Commercial Selection Trees Shrubs and Flowers|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Carica papaya Mammoth seeds will usually germinate in 30-120 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Soak Carica papaya Mammoth seeds 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).