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No Pumkins yet

Posted by petpalikali WI-Z4 (My Page) on
Mon, Aug 27, 12 at 14:37

So, it's only the 2nd time I grown pumpkins. If I have no pumkins yet, am I out of luck this year? I only had one female flower and it got eaten...dang rabbits. Pet out.


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RE: No Pumkins yet

When's your average last frost? Bet it is getting down to the wire.
When did you plant?

George
Tahlequah, OK


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RE: No Pumkins yet

Hey George. I think I planted too late, my average first frost is sometime in September. I guess I'll be buying my Halloween Pumpkin this year! Pet out.


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RE: No Pumkins yet

My guess is, in your area, you should plant regular Jack O'latern type pumpkins around June 15. You might check with your country extension agent.

George


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RE: No Pumkins yet

  • Posted by Sid23 4b, WI (My Page) on
    Wed, Aug 29, 12 at 14:07

Boy, I don't know what to say I am in WI zone 4b and have many pumpkins, many of them harvested. How many plants do you have? Maybe your soil needs a bit of help. Are the plants big and healthy with long vines just no flowers? Or are your plants just not taking off for you?


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