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Can I Grow a Zucchini Hill Next to a Yellow Squash Hill and Have True Fruit


1202mhs added on April 24, 2012 | Answered

Can I grow a zucchini hill next to a yellow squash hill and have true fruit?


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Nikki
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Answered on April 25, 2012

Squash may require as much as 500 feet between varieties to prevent cross-pollination. However, you only need to worry about cross-pollination of squash if you save the seeds for planting next year.

Here is an article or two that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/vgen/cross-pollination.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/propagation/seeds/controlling-cross-pollination.htm

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