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Babaco Papaya

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Original price $34.99 - Original price $34.99
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$34.99 - $34.99
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SKU J310

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

Read our Subtropicals Growing Guide

Size: 1 Gallon Pot


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Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Sam F.
Babaco Papaya Freeze-damaged

Unfortunately, the plant arrived with severe freeze damage from the long shipment to Georgia. Damage was extensive to the tip and at least 10 inches down the trunk.