pumpkin plants - Knowledgebase Question

palmdale, Ca
Question by revjojelp06
July 9, 2009
why my pumpkin plants produce flowers but i never get pumpkins

Answer from NGA
July 9, 2009


You are probably doing everything right; here's what I suspect the problem is: Pumpkins produce a whole bunch of male flowers before they produce even one female flower. This helps ensure a good ratio for pollination. Within a week or so I expect you will be seeing little bitty pumpkins. Enjoy those pumpkins!

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