Variety PentagonaCommon name Babaco, Mountain Papaya, Champagne FruitLatin name Carica x heilborniiDetails Grown under plastic. Produces large, yellow fruit pentagonal in cross-section. Easily propagated from stem cuttings.Harvest Forest layer low-treeDiameter 1.00Height (m) 2Flowers Small whiteEdible Evergreen Frost sensitive Fruit / berries Perennial Shade / Sun Full sun - part shadeSoil type Rich, free drainingWind tolerance Low (large leaves)Propigation method Cutting
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Details We get a number of frosts each winter but generally not lower than -5 Celsius. This poses a challenge for growing certain plants, but with the right techniques, some clever designing and careful placement of sensitive plants it's amazing what's possible.