Variety: Maradol Papayas

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  • 3112 maradol

Variety Overview

Maradol papayas are a large variety with an oval, somewhat irregular shape. They have vibrant dark green skins that turn yellow when the fruit is ripe, and sweet, golden to salmon-colored flesh that has a slight musky scent. They have small, round, shiny, edible black seeds. Maradol papayas are sometimes called Mexican papayas, as the majority of the fruit is grown in Mexico.

Characteristics

  • Papayas
  • Tropical Fruit
  • A large, oval or elongated pear-shaped fruit with vibrant dark green to yellow skins

  • Somewhat firm, golden to salmon-colored flesh

  • Sweet, with a slightly musky scent

  • 3 pounds or larger

  • Dark green to yellow

  • Somewhat irregular; oval to an elongated pear shape

  • Yes
  • Small, round, shiny, edible black seeds

  • Year-round

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