Friday, October 16, 2009

Papaya Pok Pok

Back in the summer we planted a papaya tree. Bush. Whatever.

I don't really know anything about papayas (obviously), but we now have flowers. And according to my online research, placement of said flowers makes this a female plant. (??)

Now, I know I make fun of non-farm folk for not understanding fundamentals of reproduction, lactation, etc., but here I go: does this mean I need a male plant to actually get fruit?

I don't get botany. But ask me about the mating habits of a goat and we can talk.

Anyhooo-- here's my papaya plant thing.

1 comment: said...

yep. you probably will. maybe someone will drop one off on your porch late at night and ring the bell.

best to have 2 or 3 female bushes and one male plant.