Red Lady Papaya not fruiting

David05April 21, 2012

I have a red lady papaya almost a year old, appears very healthy. It is developing many flowers but they never fruit. The guy I bought the plant from said it was hermaphrodite. Anyone know how to get it fruiting?

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carolb_w_fl(zone 9/10)

How tall is it? & might the guy have made a mistake?

FWIW, I have a yellow papaya tree I grew from seed that turned out to be self-pollinating; fruits are mostly seedless - only a few here & there when I cut them open - but it did not set any fruits until it was more than 5' tall.

Here is a link that might be useful: Papaya @ Floridata

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