Watch how a Caribbean Red papaya ripens

Ripe? 2 things to remember

To enjoy that papaya. It’s ripe when…

  1. You give the fruit a gentle squeeze and it gives a little.
  2. The fruit is at least 50% yellow.

But what does 50% yellow look like?

Papayas will ripen differently even if they’re picked from the same tree. See what papayas look like at 50% yellow.