Papaya Trees

Stop Bees From Attacking Papaya Fruit


Anonymous added on January 12, 2011 | Answered

The bees attack the fruit when it is young. They bore holes into the fruit. Any suggestions would be great.


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Heather
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on January 15, 2011

These are actually not bees but rather the papaya fruit fly. They look alot like bees, so that is a common mistake. This article will help you with them:
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in148

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