Flowering and fruitset

Flowering and fruit set

    • Papaya starts flowering in 5-6 months after planting.
    • When the sex of the plant is identified, surplus male plants (plants with long 1-11/2 meters flower stalk hang out with small tubular flowers contains stamens only), may be removed keeping one male plant for every 10 female plants, as pollinizers.
    Thinning of Male plant
    • Removing of male plants by maintaining1 male plant for every 10 plants after flowering.

Last modified: Thursday, 17 May 2012, 10:45 AM