Birdhouse gourds - only 1 per plant!

ShariIsobelOctober 10, 2013

My first time growing birdhouse gourds. Had lots of little gourds start on 3 plants but only one gourd on each plant has developed to any size. Many wither and die off. Why?

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seysonn(8a WA/HZ 1)

Birdhouse gourds flowers(white colored) open at night. That is the time that most insects are not working anymore. As far as I know only certain kinds of moths fly around at night. So, no moths, no gourds, UNLESS you do it yourself, i.e. hand pollinate.

    Bookmark   October 19, 2013 at 5:41AM
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ShariIsobel

Thank you. That is very helpful information.

    Bookmark   October 19, 2013 at 12:53PM
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