Vasconcellea x heilbornii
An ideal edible and ornamental houseplant, hardy to 28° F. Pronounced buh-BAH-co, it has a beautiful trunk and tropical leaves and is easily grown in a 15-gallon container. The plant grows to 6' tall and produces several amazing ten inch long, bright yellow, delicious papaya fruits each year. One gallon size.
USDA Zone: 10-11
Grow Height: 6' (Medium)
Sun: Full Sun
Ripening Time: Variable - Fruit turns yellow as it ripens over many months
Pollination: Self Fertile
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