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Having problems growing zucchini

Plant grows well, sets flowers, but either flowers fall off early or zucchini turns yellow and rots off while still very small. What am I doing wrong? The first couple of years had great success but the last 3 or 4 years had very little yield.


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#1 Comment By earthenmama On 05/13/2012 @ 7:32 pm

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#2 Comment By Nikki On 05/14/2012 @ 6:47 am

The flowers dropping off 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. The fruit drop is normally due to poor pollination. These articles will help: [2]
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