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Ooze from flower end of pumpkin

Posted by nuckphoto 6 (My Page) on
Sun, Aug 1, 10 at 15:47

I don't have a veggie garden but I'm trying to grow a couple of pumpkins for Halloween. I have two plants growing and a number of pumpkins starting but so far the first two (tennis ball size) have starting oozing a liquid from the flower end (dead flower is still attached) and the pumpkins are starting to turn yellow. I have had problems with squash bugs.

Any help? Would pix help? How to post pix?

Thank you.

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RE: Ooze from flower end of pumpkin

perhaps the female flower was not pollinated?so as soon as you see male flowers and female flowers go out and use a small paint brush and pollinate the female with the pollen from the male flower.

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