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Hydroponic Bottle Gourd
May 14, 2013
11:44 am
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Problem Facing in fruiting. 

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May 14, 2013
11:52 am
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Hi GG,

Now I am Facing same Problem in Bottle guard. The Picture shown below:

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This is hydroponic bottle gourd hybrid seed plant.

I also try vegetable & fruiting formula for this but flower are going dry off and fall down.  

please suggest.

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Mohan Goswami

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May 14, 2013
1:09 pm
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Mohan,

 

What a coincidence, I am going to harvest my hydroponic bottle gourd and you are growing it too.

 

Ok now coming to the problem. Your plant looks healthy. I think pollination is/could be a problem. Bottle gourd flowers open at night and close before morning. If pollination didnt happen at that time, its gone. Check for female flowers and if you find them ,manually do the pollination. Its very simple. Take a paint brush rub it on the pollens on the male flower and now dust it on the female flowers. I have my plants in the greenhouse and pollination is a problem. So i manually do it every night. i have about 4 bottles getting ready.

 

I use a ebb & flow system and a passive system ( which i will write a post about shortly) for growing bottle gourds.

 

GG

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May 14, 2013
10:24 pm
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Hi GG,

               Thanks for your reply. but my problem is that my plant outside from my window and height is very much to do such things. any other idea. please tell me.

Thanks

Mohan Goswami

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