Skip to product information
1 of 1

Carica papaya 'Strawberry'

Carica papaya 'Strawberry'


Regular price $56.00 NZD
Regular price Sale price $56.00 NZD
Sale Sold out
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.

Strawberry papayas are a smaller variety with a slightly elongated pear shape and green skins that turn golden, sometimes with green freckles, when ripe. Their flesh is firm, juicy, salmon-colored and very sweet. Their central cavity is full of small, round, shiny black seeds that are inedible.

The Strawberry papaya, also known as the Sunrise papaya. Papayas are generally categorized as either Mexican, which are quite large and have a subtler flavor, or Hawaiian, which are smaller and much sweeter. The Strawberry papaya is a Hawaiian variety that resulted from the hybridization of the Solo papaya, a strain prized for its reddish-orange and extremely sweet flesh.

View full details