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Papaya
木瓜
(Carica papaya)

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Photo Credit: Gardeners' World

Growing Facts

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Year-round growing season

In full sun 

Moderate amount of water

Too much or lack of water will affect the growth of papaya.

 

It takes 7-15 days for the seeds to germinate

You can harvest after 9-10 months

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Fun Facts
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Papaya, also named as the "Fruit of Longevity.

The black seeds of papaya are edible, they are spicy, taste like pepper. They will be used as pepper in some countries. 

Papaya helps digestion, but papaya is cool-natured, overeating can cause diarrhea.

Green papaya is an immature papaya that is richer in dietary fiber than normal papaya and is often used to make soups and salads.
生長說明

全年生長期

 

充足日照

澆水量:

保持土壤濕潤,但不要澆水過多

 

 需要7-15天來讓種子發芽

9-10個月後即可有收成

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趣聞
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木瓜,又名萬壽果

木瓜的籽是可以食用的,味道有點辣,像胡椒。在某些國家木瓜的籽會用作胡椒。

木瓜有助消化,但木瓜屬性偏涼,過量進食會導致肚瀉。

青木瓜是未完全成熟的木瓜,膳食纖維比正常木瓜豐富,常用作煲湯和整成沙律。

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