Sunlight : Papaya grows well in direct sunlight, they love sunlight. The best place to plant a papaya is on the south or southeast side of a house with some protection from wind and cold weather.
Watering : Requires regular watering, daily once. Water quantity also depends on planter size.
Soil : Requires well drained standard potting mix, make sure there is a hole in the planter for the water to drain.
Best Suited Planter : Papaya grows well on the ground. Large 2 to 3 feet Terracotta and cement planters may also be used.
Fertilizers : Fertilize once every two months by addition of manure and wood chips to the existing soil for the better growth and life of plant. Protect developing fruit from pests by placing a paper bag over them until they are ripe.