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Pumpkin turned orange on me!

Posted by regaldozer 6A NY (My Page) on
Thu, Aug 21, 08 at 10:15

First time I've ever grown pumpkin. I am thrilled that I have a few growing but this one went to orange a lot sooner than I had anticipated. it is like 1 month early! when do i have to take it off the vine?


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RE: Pumpkin turned orange on me!

I notice we're in the same zone. The same thing happened to a lot of my pumpkins this year. They are ripening already, and a couple are completely ready.

I am wondering if it is because the vines are under stress or whether it is all of the rain we got this summer? Otherwise I was shocked too!


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