Gourd Plants
Q.

Premature dropping of vegetable flowers

Zone Home garden outside | Bajajdev added on August 18, 2012 | Answered

Premature dropping of vegetable flowers after growth of 4-6 inch of bottle gourd plant. . . . Send me the solution to stop falling until its mature.

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on August 20, 2012

As with squash plants, this is typical behavior. They will produce mostly male (non-fruiting) blossoms early in the season (which normally fall off) and will gradually start to produce more female blossoms as the season progresses. Give it some time and you will see it start fruiting.

00
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...
Gourd Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

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

Learn More