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How Long Does it Take a Papaya Tree to Produce Fruit?

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How Long Does it Take a Papaya Tree to Produce Fruit?

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Papaya trees produce fruit the first year. Plant seeds or trees in full sun. Tender trunks often need staking during heavy fruiting. A mature tree produces up to 80 pounds of fruit per year.

Keywords: papaya production, papaya tree fruiting, papaya bear fruit

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Diane Watkins has been writing since 1984, with experience in newspaper, newsletter and web content. She writes two electronic newsletters and content around the web. Watkins has a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Clemson University. She has taken graduate courses in biochemistry and education.