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Plants dropping flowers not producing fruit

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by baseman1703, Apr 22, 2018.

  1. baseman1703

    baseman1703 Member

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    hi all. I'm in Karratha and am having problems with the plants dropping there there flowers not going to fruit. All seem healthy. Still getting temps in the hi 30,s but getting frustrated some are producing but others good flowering but dropping the flowers.
    Any thoughts would be appreciated just tested again this morning and all seems fine
     
  2. Yabbies4me

    Yabbies4me Administrator Staff Member

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    What type of plants?... and what's the Nitrate reading?
     
  3. baseman1703

    baseman1703 Member

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    Hi yabbies. Still have that same problem with hi nitrates in pert of the system but a majority of the plants Chillies are ok it's in the separate IBC CHOP that I'm loosing all the buds nitrates are in this section are around 5-10 ppm. Basil going stupid really think it's the heat were still getting really high 30,s
     
  4. Yabbies4me

    Yabbies4me Administrator Staff Member

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    Could be a lack of pollinators around due to the heat. Maybe try getting out there first thing in the morning and hand pollinating the freshly opened flowers. I had to do this to the Chilli plants in the display in my shop. I used a cotton tip with the cotton slightly teased out on the end.
     

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