Red Lady papaya is a dwarf tree that grows great in containers. Hardy in USDA zones 9B to 11. (indoors in colder areas through winter) Reaches 6 to 8 feet tall and 4 to 6 feet wide. They flower and set fruit the 2nd year but can fruit the first year if they reach 4 feet tall. Fruit weighs 3 to 5 pounds each but container grown fruit might only reach 2 pounds each. Harvest when the fruit skin yields slightly to the touch and changes from green to yellow. Blooms in spring and harvest is between May and September.


Sizes:  Small- 6 to 12 inches tall

Medium- 1 to 2 feet tall

Red Lady Papaya

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