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Q.Low Yield On Cucumber And Pumpkin Vines

Zone 61701 | Redrodger added on August 8, 2020 | Answered

My vines look healthy, blossoms are numerous but fruit yields are minimal. What can I do to increase the number of blossoms that actually turn into fruit?

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Answered on August 10, 2020

There could be a few things going on, here. If these are outside, then lack of pollination will not be the issue. If they are indoors, then this can be the case.

I would test the soil. There could be phosphorus and potassium deficiencies, or there could be a pH imbalance. Sometimes, too much nitrogen in the soil can cause this as well. This will be the first suspect for outdoor grown cucurbits.

Here are some articles that will help:





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