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Carica papaya 'Maradol' - Maradol Papayas


Carica papaya 'Maradol' - Maradol Papayas (Carica papaya 'Maradol' - Maradol Papayas)

The fruits are getting larger in the heat. Photo taken Oct. 6, 2014.



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That looks interesting, when can you eat them?

9 Oct, 2014

 

hope the drought hasn't affected them. The fact that they come from your own trees makes them taste even better, right?

10 Oct, 2014

 

Dottydaisy2:

Most likely not until about February.

11 Oct, 2014

 

Lori:

Yes, home-grown papayas are better than any papaya bought in the store. They can be sweet like candy.

I've been watering this plant. The severe drought is afecting a lot of plants/trees, though.

11 Oct, 2014

 

Wow they look great what a crop you 've got there.

19 Aug, 2017

 

This photo is from 2014. My papaya tree has only three papaya fruits on it, right now.

19 Aug, 2017

 

Three is better than none shows its still producing is this that tree or your old one.

19 Aug, 2017

 

Most of the time male papaya plants don't set fruit. Sometimes they do...and I'm not sure why.

This plant has only produced fruit twice. The time in this photo in 2014 and now in 2017.

20 Aug, 2017

 

I hope this help your mystery looks like the variety .

http://forums.gardenweb.com/discussions/2194139/papaya-flowering-male-or-female

21 Aug, 2017

 

Thank you. I do know quite a bit about papayas. I've been growing them for 17 years. They are very complex plants. Many times one plant will produce fruit. Male plants produce fruit sometimes too. Plants can be male, female or bisexual and sometimes they can go from a female plant to a male plant or vice-versa or turn bisexual. The bisexual plants are perfect for fruit production. This is the plant kingdom for you. lol! :>))

22 Aug, 2017

 

How interesting bit like humans then lol seems to go through out the animal world as in other things as my son and I were discussing the other day how a sheep would and do smother it's baby lamb they say it s nature but if a human mother did this it would be wrong and classed as murder and is there a reason we don't know why this is done through out the animal world.

22 Aug, 2017

 

Yes, it is a lot like humans. :>))

24 Aug, 2017

 

24 Aug, 2017



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