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Help with my pumpkin vine

Posted by bterrier121 (My Page) on
Tue, Jun 26, 07 at 8:50

hey everybody,

this is my first year planting pumpkins, and they are doing pretty well, each on their 4th or 5th male flower.
but the problem is i am looking at the new female flowers, just coming onto the vine, and some are yellow, they look like they are going to die. im just worried because i have been working constantly at keeping these plants healthy!

thanks for the help,
anthony.


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RE: Help with my pumpkin vine

Anthony, it's quite normal that pumpkins form more flower buds than they can actually mature. Especially early on, many female flowers will abort. It's not a problem. If you would like, when you see one start to yellow, you can pick it and cook it like a miniature zucchini.

George
Tahlequah, OK


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RE: Help with my pumpkin vine

thanks george, i feel more secure about my pumpkins!


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