1. Papaya is a small, fast-growing but short-lived, evergreen tree growing 3 - 10 metres tall with a bole 10 - 30cm in diameter. The plant is usually without side-branches, although these can be produced if the plant is injured or the growing tip is removed. Although it adopts the habit of a tree,...
  2. Papaya is not actually a tree, but a large herbaceous perennial that can grow to 10 m in height. The fruits are born in clusters just below the point where the leaves emerge from the upper part of the stem. The fruits can be up to 50 cm long and 20 cm wide and have a thick, yellow to orange flesh...
  3. 1999-03-19 Papaya seeds are part of traditional Ethiopian medicine for stomach worms.
  4. 2002-10-01 The questions we asked in EDN 69 were: Do you drink the tea yourself or know people who do? How do you make the tea? How often do you drink it? Do you know of people who drink the tea regularly and still get malaria?