What's your question? Ask

Hyacinth Plant

Q.picking blossoms off pumpkin vines

Anonymous added on August 6, 2015 | Answered

I want to pick the blossoms off pumpkin vines to eat. Will that affect the plants production of fruit?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on August 6, 2015

Pumpkin blossoms produce male and female blooms just like squash. If you want to pick the flowers to eat without affecting fruit production, I would suggest using the male blossoms, as the females are the ones that produce fruit. Here is more information that should help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/female-male-squash-blossoms.htm

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Hyacinth Plant
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert