The Life Cycle of a Papaya
• The life cycle of a
papaya is it starts out as
a seed, that seed grows
into a plant and then
that plant grows into a
tree. Then the tree
grows flowers those
flowers become a
papaya. That can be
used in many different
How the Papaya is Grown
• The papaya starts out as a seed then
grows into a tree. That tree then grows
flowers; then those flowers grow into the
Where is the Papaya Grown?
The papaya is mostly grown in the tropics. The
papaya is also grown in Hawaii and other US states
Why the Papaya is Healthy
• The papaya is
healthy because the
papaya is full of anti-
oxidants that can
diseases. It can help
keep your lungs
clean and can treat
burns, rashes and
Papaya Ice Cream
– ¾ cup granulated
– 2 eggs beat
– 1-3/4 cup heavy
– 1 ripe papaya,
peeled, seeded and
– 1 fresh lime
• Whisk together sugar, eggs and
cream in a heavy saucepan. Cook
over low heat while stirring until
thickened enough to coat the spoon.
DON’T BOIL! Remove from heat and
let cool to lukewarm stirring
occasionally to prevent a skin. Place
the papaya into the bowl of a food
processor fitted with the metal blade
or a heavy-duty blender. Remove the
zest from the lime using a micro
plane or grater, then juice the lime.
Add and process into a puree. Add
papaya puree to combine. Pour into
ice cream machine and freeze
according to manufacturer’s manual.
Yield: 1 quart papaya ice cream.
Interesting Facts About the Papaya
1. The papaya is the fruit of the ceria papaya
2. Papaya can treat burns, rashes and cuts
3. When Indiana Jones suffered ruptured disc
on his Temple of Doom movie, he was
treated with papaya injections.
4. Papaya can keep your lungs clean.