The Sunrise (also known as Strawberry Papaya) produces baby papayas that only weigh around 1 pound but have the same great taste as other varieties with a little surprise hint of strawberry. The skin turns yellow when it ripens and the flesh is deep orange. The Sunrise is self-fertile.
Average mature height: 8 feet
Light: Full sun
Pest control: Neem oil keeps spider mites at bay. Try ours.
Soil: Well-drained. Average watering needs.
Zones: 9-11. Papayas love warm
Plant size.Our plants ship in 3-inch-deep pots when they are 3-6 inches tall so they can grow to maturity under your green thumb.
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