University of Florida

Papaya Videos:

  • Overview 

Papaya Overview

A longtime favorite tropical fruit, the Papaya has been found in South Florida for years.  It’s fruit tastes vaguely similar to pineapple and peach, although much milder. Please visit other sections of this page for more information.

Growing Papaya in the Home Landscape

Dr. Crane discusses growing the papaya as well as some cultural practices such as fertilizer and watering strategies.  He also discusses fruit characteristics and plant types.