Beautiful strawberry papayas are about the size of an elongated mango. The striking colors of this exceptional variety range from green to yellow and orange when ripe. strawberry papayas shell becomes slightly soft as it ripens. Numerous small, shiny, round, black inedible seeds inhabit the cavity in the center of the strawberry papayas. Pink, firm and juicy, its scrumptious flesh is similar to a melon, offering a wonderfully sweet flavor and a pleasantly smooth texture. strawberry papayas grows on a tree that is actually a big hollow unbranched herbaceous shrub. Clusters of strawberry papaya fruit grow along the plant stem under a crown-like group of leaves. Delightfully fragrant, dainty pretty flowers appear that may be used for making lovely leis.