Squashes, cucumbers, pumpkins, eggplant, okra, watermelons, and muskmelons must be pollinated by insects transferring pollen. Incomplete pollination of vegetables may result in misshaped or undersized fruits.
What vegetables do not need to be pollinated?
Self-pollinating vegetables include tomatoes, green peppers, and chili peppers, eggplants, green beans, lima beans, sweet peas, and peanuts. Pollen is required for a flower to produce fruit.
What foods need to be pollinated?
- Honey (obviously)
- Tree fruits such as apples, peaches, apricots, plums, lemons, limes and cherries.
- Bananas, melons, mangos and papaya.
- Berries such as strawberries, blueberries, elderberries, blackberries, raspberries and cranberries.
- Almonds, cashews and coconut.
Does broccoli need to be pollinated?
Leafy greens and the parts of brassicas we eat like Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower are the flower buds before they bloom so pollination is not required for a harvest. They’ll only require pollination if you want them to flower and produce seeds.
- What vegetables do not need to be pollinated?
- What foods need to be pollinated?
- Does broccoli need to be pollinated?
- Does lettuce need to be pollinated?
- Do potatoes need to be pollinated?
- Does broccoli need bees to grow?
- How does a broccoli reproduce?
- Can broccoli and cabbage cross pollinate?
- Does broccoli have male and female flowers?
- Why did my broccoli go straight to flower?
- Why is my broccoli not forming heads?
- Should I trim my broccoli leaves?
- How many times can broccoli be harvested?
- What can you plant after broccoli?
- Will broccoli grow if leaves have been eaten?
- What keeps bugs off broccoli?
- How do you get rid of worms in broccoli naturally?
- What animal eats broccoli plants?
- What is eating my plants at night?
- What is making holes in my broccoli leaves?