Pawpaw (Carica Papaya)
Another native of tropical America, pawpaw is now so widespread in Nigeria that it can truly claim to be a Nigerian fruit.
Always propagated by seeds, or by bud grafting
and division, the pawpaw fruit is rich in sucrose and is one of the best
sources of Vitamin A. it also contains some vitamin C and is a good source
of calcium and this increases as it ripens. It is eaten fresh and very useful
on menu lists of different cultures.