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Birdhouse gourds - only 1 per plant!

Posted by ShariIsobel CA (My Page) on
Thu, Oct 10, 13 at 19:35

My first time growing birdhouse gourds. Had lots of little gourds start on 3 plants but only one gourd on each plant has developed to any size. Many wither and die off. Why?


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RE: Birdhouse gourds - only 1 per plant!

Birdhouse gourds flowers(white colored) open at night. That is the time that most insects are not working anymore. As far as I know only certain kinds of moths fly around at night. So, no moths, no gourds, UNLESS you do it yourself, i.e. hand pollinate.


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RE: Birdhouse gourds - only 1 per plant!

Thank you. That is very helpful information.


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