Getting Larger Pumpkins

When growing pumpkins, is it necessary to remove female blooms to get larger pumpkins. How many fruits should be allowed to grow on one vine?

Hardiness Zone: 6a


Wendi from Marysville, OH

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September 2, 20080 found this helpful

The more you pick off the blooms and just let one or two pumpkins grow per vine, the more the plant will focus on it getting the nutrients and growing bigger. Also, proper amounts of good compost & fertilizer.

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