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Bitter Gourd surprises me
January 16, 2011
9:08 am
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There is a funny trend on my bitter gourd wine. It has a lot of flowers. But the ones that have the fruit are different. Different in the sense, that a tiny fruit is already formed before the bud actually flowers. Both the bud and fruit start growing together…and after a couple of days the flower blooms and the fruit starts to grow bigger. Is this uncommon…or is this the way the gourd grows ???

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January 16, 2011
1:54 pm
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Thats how all the gourds flower and form fruit. All the female flowers come with a smaller version of the fruit which, after successful pollination goes on to become a mature fruit.

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