My papaya puzzle

One week after the flower bloomed, this fruit appears to be growing

It’s intriguing that a fruit seems to be forming on the Red Lady papaya tree. As far as I know, the flower in question was the first that bloomed here – and as far as I know, it was a female flower. So why, after a week, has the flower ovary kept growing? The little fruit still has the 5 stigmas/styles attached. Will it grow into a fruit? Can it develop fully? Was it pollinated somehow?

So many questions and no answers yet, and the Red Lady papaya saga continues…

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