what are these splits on my pumpkin vines?

filmost(8b)August 20, 2013

First time pumpkin grower (and home gardener!) and a wondering what the deal is with these vertical splits are on my pumpkin vine that run along the vine?

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seysonn(8a WA/HZ 1)

I have seen much worse ones. I would not worry about it. It happens often, for some reasons.
You pumpkin has cured it and looks fine.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2013 at 9:13AM
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