Zucchini Plants

Growing Zucchini


sctrtrmp added on July 12, 2012 | Answered

My zucchini flowers are beautiful, then they die before they can bear the produce! Why?


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Nikki
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Answered on July 13, 2012

This is typical behavior for a squash plant. They will produce mostly male (non-fruiting) blossoms early in the season and will gradually start to produce more female blossoms as the season progresses. Give it some time and you will see it start fruiting.

If you are seeing fruit but they are falling off, this article will help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/zucchini/zucchini-fruit-fall-off-the-plant-before-they-are-full-grown.htm

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