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Carica papaya

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 64

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Carica papaya is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F   (-1° to +4.5°C)
Type of plant - tree
Flower or inflorescence: GREENISH, m. in racemes
Fruit: to 45cm. long-globose, GREEN to ORANGE, flesh PINKISH, soft when ripe
Foliage: obl.-ell. to 70cm., 7 lobed.....fast grower, can be annual in tropics
Height, in meters: 10
Height, in feet: 33.00
Carica papaya seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Synonyms (alternative names) for Carica papaya:
Carica peltata, Carica posoposa, Papaya carica, Papaya vulgaris, 

Common names for Carica papaya:

Common Pawpaw,  Erandakarkati,  Kapayas,  Mamon,  Melon Tree,  Melonenbaum,  Papajabaum,  Papajapflanze,  Papaya,  Papaye,  Papayer,  Papayero,  Paw-paw,  Paw-Paw,  Pawpaw,  Pepol,  Wan Shou Kuo, 


Carica papaya 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.
41:   Malaysian Native and Introduced Plants
54:   Ecuadorean Native and Introduced Plants
110:   South American Native Plant Seed List
111:   Caribbean Native Plants and Introductions
169:   Sandy Soil Plant Seed List
191:   Tropical Shrubs and Trees
192:   Tropical Commercial Selection Trees Shrubs and Flowers
294:  Caricaceae
698:   First Year Flowering Perennials
699:   Ayurvedic Medicinal Herbs
946:   Diabetes, Plants for treating diabetes
This list has been put together mostly from scientific experiments published on the internet.


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Germination guide for Carica papaya

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis 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.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Carica papaya seeds will usually germinate in 30-120 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Sow Carica papaya seeds about 13mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 23°C.

Soak Carica papaya 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).


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