1. Kamiah Papaya:
The Kamiah papaya is one of the cultivars of papayas. This kind of papaya is well known for its more round shape than most of the papayas. The fact that it is more round than the others means that this papaya carries more flash in it than any other variety of Papayas. However, this kind of papaya is a genetically engineered fruit to produce more fruits and more yield in just one fruit.
The ripeness of this papaya does not depend on the color of the skin. The ripeness can be determined if the skin yield to the pressure exerted by the finger. Additionally, this genetically engineered papaya is more resistant to viruses, cutting the costs of the farmers. However, genetically engineered papayas have not been observed long enough to provide the side effect on the consumption of GMOs. For the mean while, this papaya will benefit the farmer’s land. Conventional and organic farming can also be applied to this papaya since this plant does not require much and conventional farming has also been proven to be effective.
2. Mexican Red:
The Mexican Red papaya is reddish to red-orange in color. This papaya is very sweet and is larger than the Hawaiian variety of papayas. The tree of this type of papaya prefers to be in full sun and a well drained soil. Similar to the other papayas, this papaya yields to the touch of the finger’s pressure. The inside is mainly consisted of reddish colored sweet flesh. As compared the other papayas, this papaya is more elongated in shape.
3. Mexican Yellow:
This variety of the papaya is yellowish in cool. The skin of this papaya does not respond to the ripeness of the fruit, instead, its skin will respond to the pressure of the finger’s touch. In comparison to the Mexican red papaya, the Mexican Yellow has a yellowish flesh with similar tastes to the Mexican red papaya. The flesh on the other hand is firmer to bite compared to the Mexican red.
The Solo is the most common of all the papaya variety. This papaya’s tree does not produce any male tree. This tree can either be bisexual or female with an average ratio of 2:1. This was introduced into Hawaii from Barbados in the 1911. Later on to be named Solo.
This papaya has a fruit that has a reddish-orange flesh. This is an excellent quality in taste and texture. This papaya is the most commonly found within the tropics. Like any other papaya, this has the shape like that of a pear.