A rare papaya relative native to the Andes mountains. The 6-8" yellow-orange fruits reportedly have a nice flavor resembling an apple. Fruits are known to be quite variable.
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A large herbaceous perennial to 10-20ft.
Unknown, possibly hardy to some frost.
Unstudied, but would appear to do well in humid, moderately warm climates.
Fruits can be eaten fresh or used to make jams and jellies.
Native to Columbia and Ecuador.
Oak Leaved Papaya