papaya tree

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Synonyms for papaya tree

tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit

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In addition, papaya trees must be examined for sex determination in the field after flowering (GSCHWEND et al.
The papaya tree was one species of American flora that astonished the Spanish because of its "beauteous deformity.
These papaya trees were highly resistant to the pathogen and produced tasty fruit that shipped and stored well.
These symptoms are not observed in papaya gelling flesh; instead, the gelling aspect is usually observed as soon as the fruit are carefully detached from the papaya tree.
Both the banana and papaya tree are ornamental in nature and can be potted and set anywhere and brought in for the winter.
Growers know that they have a 97 percent chance of getting at least one perfect-flowered papaya tree if they plant five seedlings per hole," she says.
TIP OF THE WEEK: An exotic fig variety known as ``Panache'' that has green and white striped fruit is available through the Papaya Tree Nursery in Granada Hills.
Locals' advice that juice of the leaves of the papaya tree can do wonders during the viral attack.
Who knows, you might even get fruit, although your variety of papaya tree generally produces a crop within the first 12 months of life, by which time it has reached a height of 10 to 12 feet.
NICKNAMED the medicine tree, all parts of the papaya tree are used in India to cure constipation, heal wounds and aid digestion.
Their companion, Christian Alegre, 15, was rescued after he managed to cling to a papaya tree.
If you want to produce a pawpaw or papaya tree and enjoy its prettily- lobed foliage you will need to "stratify" the seed first.
He proudly displayed his thriving papaya tree, backyard barbecue pit and cage of quail and doves.
To procure any of the plants described here, call Tina and David Siber's Papaya Tree Nursery, which is open to the public by appointment only, at (818) 363-3680.