Is Papaya and Paw Paw the Same Thing?

A papaya looks like a rugby ball and is orange to red in colour. It grows in tropical climates and can reach up to 33 feet in height. The flesh is sweet and incredibly sweet and can be as long as 18 inches long! You can eat the flesh by itself, or make a delicious fruit salad!

paw paw is a papaya

A papaya is a fruit that comes from the Carica papaya plant. There are currently 22 recognized species of this plant, which belongs to the family Caricaceae. The papaya is native to Mesoamerica, southern Mexico, and Central America. In 2020, India will account for 43% of the world’s papaya production.