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Bush2Beach

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Babaco Papaya Cuttings to root
« on: January 12, 2022, 09:38:56 PM »
Babaco is a seedless mountain papaya that is seedless and only propagates from cutting’s.
I have some 2” plus thick pieces for $10 a piece plus shipping.
I have a 4 pack of 1/2” thick cuttings for $20 plus shipping.
Roots pretty easily in well draining medium.
Send a PM. Thanks

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Re: Babaco Papaya Cuttings to root
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2022, 02:31:58 PM »
Does the thickness affect rooting probability?

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Re: Babaco Papaya Cuttings to root
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2022, 03:34:22 PM »
Definitely they can be too thin and harder to root.
I think the thicket cutting’s will grow bigger quickly and your more guaranteed to get a take
Does the thickness affect rooting probability?

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Re: Babaco Papaya Cuttings to root
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2022, 03:48:33 PM »
I have these last 2 available. Pictured next to 1 gallon paint can for size reference. $20 for both , plus usps shipping. These weigh a few pounds .


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Re: Babaco Papaya Cuttings to root
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2022, 03:56:44 PM »
Got my cuttings from Bush2Beach last year and have a beautiful tree holding fruit now-

FWIW I ordered three, stuck them in sphagnum and watered maybe once a week in a shady corner and got 100% take rate- gave the other two plants away though

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Re: Babaco Papaya Cuttings to root
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2022, 01:12:46 PM »
Unsure if PMs are working again. If not, sent one yesterday.

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Re: Babaco Papaya Cuttings to root
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2022, 01:27:20 PM »
I sold the 2 cuttings pictured. Trying to decide if I want to chop up another tree to fulfill the requests. Will PM you back. Thank you
Unsure if PMs are working again. If not, sent one yesterday.

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Re: Babaco Papaya Cuttings to root
« Reply #7 on: January 17, 2022, 02:22:26 PM »
No worries. I just know the site was dropping PMs for a while there. Keep me posted!

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Re: Babaco Papaya Cuttings to root
« Reply #8 on: January 17, 2022, 05:08:20 PM »
Can this papaya survive 40s F temp? and produce fruits?
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Re: Babaco Papaya Cuttings to root
« Reply #9 on: January 17, 2022, 08:51:54 PM »
This is one of the most cold hard papaya-

survived a dip to 38 while bearing fruit for me last week

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Re: Babaco Papaya Cuttings to root
« Reply #10 on: January 18, 2022, 03:29:52 PM »
That's great to know.
I'll be on the lookout for some.
Thanks,

 

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