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-Traino FlRAt Papaya.
oaplete tay, 19 198
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ile occaonally this picturesque plant wItu
Its umobrella-.iko top of fronds may be seen In a garden or se-
01ded in tie depths of the h am ci, ic is seldom observe d as
a real producer of fruits in third section of 0 2orida.
4ue to th1e i festation of thd papaya fly Oaus-
in d~faa;e to. the fruit, the melon soeldominimatures suffo gently
tb allow natural ueecdin3 hero the plant .grows a volunteer.
without artificial insect control.
SIt' wa left for Lieut. ,I. H. 13'm an and Mr.
COhas. 0 oore to develop wh-It is known a thie most northerly-
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ppapya farm in the United States* .~is is located on the
peninsulaa one mile Rduth os Daytona lefch fro i Silver Boaoh
on...mile, ". '. .-
',c0. ,i S. .Pen~iusua Dr* or Ooean -B ore Blvd. -Hee is to be
.seen the papaya as it is commer cially gro=m in the'moro tro)i-
;~a co'nmtriee of the world.
S 'phe e print growing to a height of 20, or
mwore produce a golden colored melon roseuaoling eomewhat the
m : I.'elon in flavor, but more,/ pigent It also has a hig
pepain (vegetable pepsin) content rihich r:ndes8 it vallu'le
-a an alternative in digestive dis'ordihs*ae
I 11hile difficult to handle for export because
Sof prishability caused .y bruising it; ;however, it is become
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i~ inoxeasli~a~1"418 z na g vialtors, of Florida as abreak-
sa~t zeon served' iced and -as m1cjlsw 3el2a, ;des, and'.
,as a d C1?ift
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