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Looking for Mountain papaya (Vasconcellea pubescens) seeds
« on: September 18, 2017, 03:38:42 AM »
I am looking for Mountain papaya Vasconcellea pubescens known also like papayuelo or chamburo. I need fresh seeds. I want to use them as a rootstock for papaya.
The rare  toronche Vasconcellea stipulata would be appreciated as well.

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Re: Looking for Mountain papaya (Vasconcellea pubescens) seeds
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2017, 12:38:34 PM »
Try https://www.tradewindsfruit.com/ they have some now and so do https://www.rarepalmseeds.com/fruit_trees.shtml they have theirs listed under carica.

Had decent luck with both companies.

Best of luck!


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Re: Looking for Mountain papaya (Vasconcellea pubescens) seeds
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2017, 01:09:24 PM »
Try https://www.tradewindsfruit.com/ they have some now and so do https://www.rarepalmseeds.com/fruit_trees.shtml they have theirs listed under carica.

Had decent luck with both companies.

Best of luck!

I was just about to say the same thing! They have good stuff too!
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Re: Looking for Mountain papaya (Vasconcellea pubescens) seeds
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2017, 05:08:27 PM »
Thanks for your replies. I know about those two companies, however they sell small seeds packs are are quite expensive comparing germination rate/price. None of those companies make any germination tests.
Normal germination rate for C pubescens is 40% if the seeds are fresh, less then a month. As for C stipulata germination is only 10% for less than a month and it can take up to 240 days.
So I am looking for fresh seeds from just eaten fruits.

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Re: Looking for Mountain papaya (Vasconcellea pubescens) seeds
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2019, 09:03:27 AM »
Any luck finding Vasconcellea stipulata seeds?

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Re: Looking for Mountain papaya (Vasconcellea pubescens) seeds
« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2019, 04:13:34 AM »
Try https://www.tradewindsfruit.com/ they have some now and so do https://www.rarepalmseeds.com/fruit_trees.shtml they have theirs listed under carica.

Had decent luck with both companies.

Best of luck!


Rare palmseeds has mislabeled seeds. I had gotten V. stipulata and it was V. pubescens. They also have a poor germination rate if seeds are not marked as new.

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Re: Looking for Mountain papaya (Vasconcellea pubescens) seeds
« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2019, 12:45:42 PM »
Neither Rare Palm Seeds nor Trade Winds has these any longer... I'm on a wait list.

Has anyone had any luck growing V. Stipulata?

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Re: Looking for Mountain papaya (Vasconcellea pubescens) seeds
« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2019, 01:28:39 PM »
I have a friend who lives in Colombia who sent me 'papayuela' seeds (this is how they labeled them).  Not sure if it is what you want but they are not fresh, from the end of last summer.  they have been stored in my refrigerator since receiving.  If you want these, just let me know.

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Re: Looking for Mountain papaya (Vasconcellea pubescens) seeds
« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2019, 01:30:38 PM »




There are 17 seeds left. 

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Re: Looking for Mountain papaya (Vasconcellea pubescens) seeds
« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2019, 01:35:59 PM »




There are 17 seeds left.

Yes, I'll send you a message with my address.

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Re: Looking for Mountain papaya (Vasconcellea pubescens) seeds
« Reply #10 on: June 26, 2019, 05:54:07 AM »
Any luck finding Vasconcellea stipulata seeds?

Yes I have them. Didn't plant them yet.

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Re: Looking for Mountain papaya (Vasconcellea pubescens) seeds
« Reply #11 on: August 03, 2019, 03:52:28 AM »
Any luck finding Vasconcellea stipulata seeds?
Where did you get them from?
Yes I have them. Didn't plant them yet.

 

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