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Lmichael

Anderson, IN

Experiencing a lot of new things this year, already way more successful than last year with my Lowes AG seeds. I love the way this Wallace 2261.5 vine is growing and looks but is this coloration normal with different light and dark green colorations? I have read about genes and colors just not sure if I am deficient on something that I need to address or this is how they grow color wise based on the genetics.

http://www.bigpumpkins.com/Diary/DiaryViewOne.asp?eid=324090

5/18/2021 12:49:52 PM

cjb

Plymouth, MN

Totally normal looking. Some vines are more green, some are more yellow. More yellow may mean better orange color.

5/18/2021 2:47:28 PM

The Gridiot

10,000 BC Younger Dryas 2

I've been seeing a lot more yellow vines lately. An influx of yellow vine genes has occured lately? I think it's just the genetics. I havent seen a correlation with pumpkin color but I've never really gotten a "red-orange." There may be a correlation there, idk.

5/18/2021 3:51:30 PM

Jake

Westmoreland, KS

From you picture it is totally normal you're seeing extremely fast growth they will turn green as the vine gets longer. Keep'm growing!

5/18/2021 10:58:26 PM

Lmichael

Anderson, IN

That's good news and orange would be nice if its true, I had my soil test done at Western and Mr. Taberna was very helpful in explaining what to add before planting as long as I did not mess up the sample which was my first guess.

5/18/2021 10:59:00 PM

cojoe

Colorado

Solid green color, solid yellow and a mix of green and yellow vines are all normal.theyre kind of pretty when there is a mix and the tendrils have some yellow in them.The more yellow in the vine maybe orange pumpkin but not always.

5/19/2021 5:55:42 PM

Smallmouth (Team Ozark)

Missouri

If it wasn't healthy, you wouldn't have all those fast growing secondaries. Looks good!

5/19/2021 6:32:22 PM

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