B and T World Seeds' reference number:
|Type of plant - tree
-8cm. papaya-like, bland
|Carica sp. unident. seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Common names for Carica sp. unident.:
|Col de Monte,|
Carica sp. unident.
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|30||: Exotic and Other Fruit and Nut Tree and Shrub List|
|54||: Ecuadorean Native and Introduced Plants|
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 sp. unident. seeds will usually germinate in 30-120 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Soak Carica sp. unident. 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).