Yellow Summer Squash

Squash Blooms


squash added on May 11, 2012 | Answered

My summer yellow squash blooms, but the blooms drop off before any squash begins to grow.


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Nikki
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Answered on May 12, 2012

This is typical behavior for a squash plant. They will produce mostly male (non-fruiting) blossoms early in the season, which fall off, and will gradually start to produce more female blossoms as the season progresses. Give it some time and you will see it start fruiting. Here is how to tell a male from a female blossom:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/female-male-squash-blossoms.htm

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