Papaya

$3.80

番木瓜

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Description

Papaya is widely called the “Papaw” or the “Melon Tree”. A large herb native to tropical America and is now planted all over the tropics. Dioecious succulent tree to 2+ metres high, with leaves digitate 7-lobed. It produces a milky juice which contain 2 protein-digestive enzymes; papain and chymopapain, is a useful meat tenderiser and as an aid for digestion. Flowers are creamy colour.

The plants thrive in well drained sites and will bear fruits in about 8 months from direct sowing. They bear fruits all the year round

Remarks: Our Papaya seeds are hermaphrodite papaya plants.

木瓜原名番木瓜,原產热带美洲。它含有丰富的蛋白分解酵素,另亦可作肉类软化剂,常吃可增強消化,含热量甚低,是最佳減肥水果。

木瓜可直播栽培地,性喜高温,对於栽培土质选择性不苟,只要土层深厚,雨后不积水及日照良好之处。

注:我们的木瓜种子属雌雄同体植株品种。