Holes in growing pumpkin? :(

magicalwishesSeptember 25, 2013

After what felt like forever my plant finally began to grow a pumpkin.. This was around 2/3 weeks ago and it's gotten pretty big, when it first began growing I placed it on an upside down plant pot raised above the ground..

However, today when I went outside to check and water it I noticed 2 big holes in the pumpkin, not deep, but you can see the inside of it. Then I picked it up and there's a bigger hole at the back with what looks to be a black creature the size of my thumb nail living inside it! What is this creature?

Does this also mean my pumpkin is now dead? Or if I resolve the creature eating issue will it continue to grow just with holes in it?

First pumpkin ever grown (as you can probably tell!)

Thanks guys!

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ceth_k(11)

I am sorry but I think your pumpkin is done with that kind of critical damage done to it. Please be more vigilant against the pest insects next time you grow pumpkins.

    Bookmark   October 10, 2013 at 12:28AM
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