Papaya Trees
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Papayas

Zone Barcelona,Spain | Anonymous added on July 20, 2017 | Answered

I have two papayas trees,how do I know their sex, male or femail? They have no flowers and we are at the end of july with a temperature of about 20 to 30ºC They look healthy and they are growing small leaves next to the normal leaves,should I cut the small leaves? I'm a ferfect ignorant on papayas , can you help me? Thanks alot,

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 20, 2017

You need the fowers to determine if your tree is a male, female or Hermaphrodite variety.

These links have more information for you.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/papaya/growing-papaya-fruit.htm
https://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/morton/papaya_ars.html
https://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/F_N-5.pdf

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