Hermaphrodite (bisexual) papaya flowers are slender and thin and they are attached close to the stem.
Do you know that papaya flowers can be male, female or hemaphrodite?
(a) Males flowers will not be able to become a papaya fruit
(b) Female flowers that are not pollinated will drop off from the tree.
(c) Hermaphrodite flowers are most sought after by growers.
They are self pollinating and can give you a papaya fruit!