Variety: Golden Papayas

Variety Overview

Golden papayas turn greenish-yellow to orange when fully ripe. Their deep orange flesh is firm and juicy, and their central cavity is filled with small, shiny black round seeds that are inedible.


  • Papayas
  • Tropical Fruit
  • Oval to slightly pear-shaped fruit with greenish-yellow to orange skin.

  • Deep orange in color, firm and juicy

  • A slight melon flavor, with less sweetness than a regular papaya and no acidity

  • Golden papayas weigh about 1 pound

  • Greenish yellow to orange

  • Oval to slightly pear-shaped

  • Yes
  • Yes
  • A central cavity filled with small, shiny black round inedible seeds

  • Year-round

  • Photo courtesy World Variety Produce

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