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Subject:  First Stem Split - Position of Kin

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Lmichael

Anderson, IN

Am I helping causing this split with my inexperience with positioning and should I worry about this type of split as I do have two others on the main on this plant? It is 16 DAP and 103 OTT as of this morning and is growing nicely. I would like to keep it as its location with my patch size is ideal, going to my next selection will be a bit tight.

Stem
http://www.bigpumpkins.com/Diary/DiaryViewOne.asp?eid=325303

Side view of position of kin
http://www.bigpumpkins.com/Diary/DiaryViewOne.asp?eid=325304

6/24/2021 5:55:34 PM

Wolf3080

Dillonvale, Ohio

You are doing the right things. That split doesn't look too bad, keep her dry and she should be fine.

6/24/2021 10:12:53 PM

pumpkinpal2

Syracuse, NY

Precision noodle work!
If you haven't already, maybe move that plant marker to avoid a mark (ironic) on that pretty pumpkin---eg

6/25/2021 2:49:57 AM

cojoe

Colorado

Dont put your support right under the stem. Put two of those the under the vine on either side of stem.Those little splits dont mean anything bad.

6/25/2021 3:51:50 PM

The Gridiot

10,000 BC Younger Dryas 2

I was really worried about splits like that and the pumpkin turned out just fine.

6/26/2021 1:25:38 AM

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