Zucchini Plants

Zucchini Rotting

ascott added on July 20, 2012 | Answered

My zucchini plants always start producing fruit, then when about 3-4 inches long start rotting from the tip down.

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Answered on July 21, 2012

It sounds like you are having pollination issues. When the flowers are not properly pollinated, the plant will reject the fruit while they are just a few inches long. You may need to hand pollinate. This article will help:

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