Sometimes, one has to do what is necessary, not what is liked but simply what has to be done. 😦
So, we had to cut down a volunteer papaya tree that has given us much fruit as it was growing in a retaining wall, grew so high that it surpassed the roof & was leaning on the gutter.
How the seedling got there is beyond me. Anyway it grew & was a female tree but the flowers did get pollinated & bore us those super sweet, thick pulp papayas.
I decided to leave a part of the “trunk”, just in case it decides to re-grow into a coppice. Now I leave it in the goods hands of Mother Nature.
Yes, it’s my personal Cenotaph.