Lookajook
Jun 27, 2017

Resident doctor???

3 comments

Saw this last year and have it again on several plants... any 'thoughts/oppinions' as to whats causing this?

 

Chris L
Jun 27, 2017

Hey Joel, By what I can see in the photo I was told many years ago that it is excessive colour pigmentation that is in the plant and not being used yet in the pumpkin. The other possibility is a deficiency of some sort. Either way I have never had a problem with a plant or a fruit's growth when they are showing a symptom like that. May not hurt to give it some micro nutrients from time to time just in case.

 

Lookajook
Jun 27, 2017

Thanks chris...hope your right🤔,... it does make sense though genetically...my most 'stricken' plant comes from a very orange fruit. Will spray as well...i was thinking micro too, with all this rain somthings gota get diluted, but not sure what would display itself in this way😓. Thanks again.

pumpkin.pal
Jun 30, 2017

I would have thought excessive rain and cool temperatures. Saying that, I've never seen that affliction this late in the season.

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