Average weight per fruit / Strong flower and fruit selection: 1.5 – 1.9 Kg.
Average weight per fruit / Soft flower and fruit selection: 1.0 – 1.4 Kg.
Recommended sowing density: 1.4 mts between plants per 3.5 mts between furrows.
1.4 x 3.5 = 2,040 Plants / Ha.
Brix Degrees: 11 – 14° brix.
Seed Sex Proportion: 50% hermaphrodite – 50% females.
Suggestion: 4 envelopes per Ha equales to 99% of hermaphrodites plants.
Production Potential: 80 – 100 Tons per Ha / 6 harvesting months
Classification: Baby fruit type
An important feature, is that it doesn’t have the strong smell as is common in large papayas; by contrast, it has a very pleasant aroma similar to the Hawaiian papayas. Field their yield per hectare is between 80 and 120 of marketable fruit per hectare. Siluet Papayas has a weight between 0.5 and 1.5 kg. It has and excellent internal quality with red pulp of 4 cm thick and a sweetness that between 11 ° and 14 ° Brix. External maturation is yellow shades of red giving slashing.
Long shelf life and marketing acceptance allows it to get it for fresh fruit or freshcut. By its format and weight, Siluet papaya is widely accepted in both local and export markets.