Average weight per fruit / First harvested fruits: 3.2 – 3.5 Kg.
Average weight per fruit / Remaining harvest: 2.0 – 2.5 Kg.
Recommended sowing density: 1.5 mts between plants per 3.5 mts between furrows.
1.5 x 3.5 = 1,904 Plants / Ha.
Brix Degrees: 10 – 12° brix.
Seed Sex Proportion: 50% hermaphrodite – 50% females.
Suggestion: 4 envelopes per Ha equales to 99% of hermaphrodites plants.
Production Potential: 150 – 180 Tons per Ha / 6 harvesting months.
Classification: Formosa fruit type.
It is a low-growing plant with an extraordinary genetic potential, greatly reduced fertilization, for its hybrid capacity. By the weight of their fruit, it reaches a production average of up to 180 tons / ha.
Passion Red produces fruits elongated with low physiological spot, and unmatched ripeness, outside is a neat fruit, and with an inside strong salmon color that develops a delicious fruit with an amazing flavor that differs from other Papaya varieties, besides a fragrance that makes it unique. It’s remarkable the extraordinary post-harvest life that may exceed 10 days without damage caused by fungi.
At the beginning of harvest, Passion Red fruit may develop large size and weight, but as production progresses, averaging get reduced fruit reaching between 2.0 and 2.5 kilograms each one.