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How to grow Dwarf Papaya easy tips: Nature Bring

Written by: Sneha                                                 Date: 12.07.2017

About Dwarf Papaya:

Dwarf papaya means a tree whose height is less than 10 feet, though many varieties of papaya that go up to a height of 3 to 5 feet. If you want to plant papaya and do not live in tropical and subtropical areas, then this is the ideal choice for you. With a little care, you can put it successfully. This will give you papaya in every season.

The papaya tree growing inside in Sunny room is an enjoyable result, this is a fast growing tree. Its magnificent ornamental leaves are bright and large in size. Its trees grow straight and long. Which looks like an umbrella in view. Its tree does not require pruning. Place it in hot and Sunny spots in tropical areas If you move from the indoor to the outdoor, then it will have to be protected from strong winds.


Scientific name                    Carica papaya

Common name                    Papaya

Plant type                            Fruit

Sun requires                        Full Sun

Soil                                        Rich well drained soil

Soil pH                                  6-6.5

Zone                                      9-11

Suitable place for papaya:

The choice of a suitable place for papaya is necessary for Indoor. With the help of a trolley, fully the tree will be able to move in such a place where the sun is the steady stream of light. Dwarf papayas need a lot of sunlight, so keep it in such places where bright sunlight is present. I think the best place is a greenhouse, porch or a room where the good light comes out. To avoid the unusual development of the tree, rotate the plant every week.


The rich soil of papaya is considered most suitable, which is full of organic matter. It’s completely dry soil, whose drainage is better, it eliminates the risk of root rot. Do not use dense clay, separate the pebble stone before using soil. Papaya always performs well in deep soil. For this, the depth of one meter is suitable for the development and production point, to avoid waterlogging make a depth of 0.5 meters.


  • It is easy to plant dwarf papaya with seeds, but you can also plant it by buying it from a nursery.
  • If you want to put papaya tree in a pot, you first choose at least 20 inches wide and 15 inches deep containers, check whether this is the drainage hole or not, if not, with the help of any tools Hole it.
  • Spread the surface of the gravel on the lower surface of the pot. Pottery always requires a rich soil, so make a mixture of potting soil and perlite. Fill this mixture in the pot.
  • The water generously in the soil, and plant it with a depth of 1/2 inches. Wait for germination of seed, it takes 8 to 9 weeks for germination.
  • Select a large container to plant a plant attached to the nursery, which is about 3 times bigger than the root ball.
  • Place the container in the appropriate place. After the container plantation becomes heavier, it is inconvenient to shift.
  • Fill it lightly by mixing the ferlite with the potting soil. Make a pit little bigger than the root ball, after placing the plant in it, fill the extra potting mix all around and close the pit.
  • Make another pit next to the Root Ball.  Insert Slow Release Balance Fertilizer in the Other Pits.
  • Water the plant well, give it water every 3 to 4 days to avoid excess moisture and soggy.
  • To maintain moisture, make the layer of mulch all around the tree. Make stable temperatures near tree roots.
  • Feed the tree soluble fertilizer every 3 to 4 weeks, the 10-10-10 formula is best for this. In which it will get the equivalent amount of nitrogen, potassium, and phosphate. Please read the instructions written on it before feeding any fertilizer tree.

Maintain the temperature:

Dwarf papaya is necessary for observation of temperature to grow in the indoor; it grows very well at 75 degrees Fahrenheit, so keep room temperature constant, if the temperature becomes cool due to some reason then you can set it under the plant heating pad. Keep the tree out in the summer days, and if the outside temperature is below 65 degrees, take it immediately inside the house. Dwarf papaya likes the sunlight, so do not get worried at the outside warm temperatures. Find it more.

Pollination of papaya:

If you are going to develop a papaya tree, then some information is also important; if the information is incomplete, then the tree planted by you may not give results. All types of papaya trees are found in male, female and both sexes. The Male papaya tree does not produce fruit, female trees are required for pollination for the male tree. Most of its varieties produce flowers on both male and female plants. Bisexual papaya permits self-pollination, these plants do not require male plants.

See also, How to grow papaya and its health Benefits: Nature Bring.

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