Dwarf Papaya T.R. Hovey (TR) - Carica papaya
Dwarf Papaya T.R. Hovey (TR) - Carica papaya
Dwarf Papaya T.R. Hovey (TR) - Carica papaya
Dwarf Papaya T.R. Hovey (TR) - Carica papaya
Dwarf Papaya T.R. Hovey (TR) - Carica papaya
Dwarf Papaya T.R. Hovey (TR) - Carica papaya

Dwarf Papaya T.R. Hovey (TR) - Carica papaya

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The T.R. Hovey Dwarf Papaya (Carica papaya) is a self-fertile variety that produces fruit that weighs up to 3.5 pounds. You can count on 40-60 papaya fruits each year! The T.R. Hovey begins to flower around 2.5-3 feet or 8-10 weeks after planting, and the fruit ripens 6 to 8 weeks after it sets.

• Average mature height: 4 to 6 feet
• Fertilizer: For the first 2-3 months, apply liquid fertilizer and then one pound of 4-8-6 granular fertilizer weekly.
• Light: Full sun
• Soil: Rich, porous, and well-drained
• Spacing: 36-60 inches apart
• Zones: 9-11 (Protect from freezing.)

Plant Size
A baby plant, that is 3-8 inches tall, will arrive at your home in a 3-inch-deep pot. Then, raise your new baby to maturity under your caring, green thumb.

Questions or Problems?
We have shipped thousands of plants safely to their destinations; however, please send us a picture of your plant(s) within 48 hours of arrival if you have any questions or problems. We can then assess for our Live Delivery Guarantee.

Dead Leaves?
A few leaves may die during shipping. No fear! It's still healthy and will grow new leaves. Trim old growth and repot into a larger pot to encourage new growth.

Power up your fruit, nut, berry and bean plants with Wellspring Gardens' premium slow-release Fruit, Nut & Berry Fuel. Apply the specified amount to your plant's soil surface. The formula lasts 90 days when soil temperature is 80°.
• 5-inch round pot: 3/4 tablespoon
• 1-gallon potted plant: 3 tablespoons
• 2-gallon potted plant: 6 tablespoons

Cold Weather Shipping
We don’t advise shipping in freezing temperatures. Please ensure temperature lows in your area aren't under 35℉ when you order. If they are that low, just email us and we will be happy to hold your order. Also, make sure to track your package closely and retrieve it as soon as it arrives. We insulate packages bound for cold destinations. We do not, however, use heat packs.

  • Plants range from 3-8 inches tall in 3-inch-deep pots
  • Orders fulfilled within 1-2 business days
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