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Wednesday, June 14, 2023 Matt D. Connecticut

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Beautiful Flower and Lobes

Cross: F: 1832.5 Graham 20 x M: 2365 Wolf 21 (from Ron Wallace)
Date: June 14th, 2023
Distance Out: 19ft.
Lobes: 5
Symmetry Rating: 9.5/10 (this is a grower discretion rating, looking at the image you may have a different symmetry rating)

Looking along the main vine when a female flower is seen developing in the sweet spot this is what all growers hope to see when it opens. The outside of the flower and pumpkin can look normal but it is not until an inspection of the lobes and inside of the flower where the growers gets a better idea of its symmetry. Now, this is not to say that there is always a correlation to lobe symmetry and final shape, but overall, a higher degree of symmetry is preferable.

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