Summer Squash Plants
Q.

growing summer squash

Anonymous added on July 1, 2014 | Answered

Summer squash does not produce female blooms. I love summer squash, and have a small garden in backyard. I have also tried growing pumpkins, watermelon, and cantaloupe - having the same problem. Hope you can help. Saddened by this problem every year. Thanks.

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on July 1, 2014

Generally, they will produce mostly male (non-fruiting) blossoms early in the season, which die 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.

00
Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Summer Squash Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More