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Carica papaya - Male Mexican Papaya

Carica papaya -  Male Mexican Papaya (Carica papaya -  Male Mexican Papaya)

This is an unusual male-fruiting papaya plant. I have seen other male-fruiting papaya plants in San Diego.

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Wow, very impressive indeed to you for growing such a plant........!!!

12 May, 2009



This is another local (San Diego) GoY member's neighborhood friend's papaya plant. I do have papaya plants, which I've posted in the past.

13 May, 2009


How do you tell the male from female plants?

10 Dec, 2011



There's three types of papaya flowers. The male flower is usually on a long stem. The bisexual flower (which are considered perfect flowers because they produce fruit with out any pollination). The female flower are short and stout and need pollination from male flowers to produce fruit. Hope this makes sense.

11 Dec, 2011


It does thanks!

11 Dec, 2011


Glad you understood it! My grammar was horrible! I can't believe the grammatical mistakes!

12 Dec, 2011

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