Category Archives: Flowers, plants and trees

Photos and information about the plants that grow in our reforestation project.

How not to grow Papaya (Carica papaya)

Believe me, we have now been living for over ten years in Panama and we still have not managed to grow a papaya tree, so we are experts in this matter.   The most important rule for not growing a … Continue reading

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Heliconias

Heliconias are the quintessential neo-tropical flowers. They are large, unusually-shaped and brightly coloured. The shape of the flowers is the result of an intricate relationship between the plant and the pollinator, usually hummingbirds. In many Heliconias, tHe flower is shaped … Continue reading

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