Papaya is blooming!

euqruob(Phoenix, AZ)April 6, 2014

This plant made it through a very easy winter, and is rewarding me with a spring bloom. Last plant bloomed in early fall, and the freeze from the year before last killed the plant and its fruit. Hoping this blossom sets.

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ange2006

Congratulations!!! Looks like you'll be eating papayas this year.

    Bookmark   April 8, 2014 at 1:16AM
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grant_in_arizona(USDA Z9 Scottsdale AZ)

Awesome! I hope you get some nice, tasty fruit. Keep us posted.

I've tried them a couple of times in my previous Scottsdale garden and they all got zorched, so I've given up. Hope yours does great! Happy gardening!

    Bookmark   April 12, 2014 at 12:37PM
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toucan(9)

Hooray for you. Let us know variety and results!

    Bookmark   April 12, 2014 at 9:07PM
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euqruob(Phoenix, AZ)

    Bookmark   April 19, 2014 at 3:52PM
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grant_in_arizona(USDA Z9 Scottsdale AZ)

Getting closer! Keep the updates coming, so fun to watch! Males and females are separate trees/individuals for papayas, right?

    Bookmark   April 20, 2014 at 6:54PM
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euqruob(Phoenix, AZ)

This is a solo, so it is self pollinating. Got another big flower going on the other side of the plant too.

    Bookmark   April 22, 2014 at 6:44PM
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otcay

any update?

    Bookmark   August 2, 2014 at 4:22AM
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