The fruit is typically elongated and has a smooth, greenish-yellow skin when ripe. The flesh is usually bright orange and has a sweet, juicy taste with a slightly musky aroma.
Like other types of papaya, Panama papaya is a good source of fiber, vitamin C, and potassium. It is also rich in enzymes, such as papain, which can aid in digestion and have anti-inflammatory properties.
Panama papaya can be eaten fresh or used in a variety of dishes, including salads, smoothies, and desserts. It can also be cooked or grilled, and its leaves are sometimes used in traditional medicine for their therapeutic properties.