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Flower end on pumpkin

Posted by gardengal13 6 (My Page) on
Sat, Aug 17, 13 at 3:08

So once you have your pumpkin established, is it best to leave the dead flower and let it fall off on its own or pull it off after a certain time. Or does it even matter? I have a pumpkin that is about a 7-10 days since it was pollinated with the dead flower still attached and not sure if I should leave it alone or not. Thanks in advance!

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RE: Flower end on pumpkin

It serves no purpose, It is just some dead stuff. With some light touch of finger, it should come off. I think that it might even start a rot by getting wet on and off. JMO

RE: Flower end on pumpkin

Thank you! I was concerned about rotting. I am going to remove mine when I am up there next.

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