Zucchini Plants
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My Zucchini Fruit Falls Off

Zone mediterranean, south australia | colbud added on January 29, 2012 | Answered

My zucchini fruit get to about 3 inches long and yellows and falls off the plant. The plant looks relatively healthy other than this. There were numerous fruit but it has happened to every one. The plant is in a raised garden bed with bought soil.

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Nikki
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Answered on January 30, 2012

It sounds like you either have a pollination problem or blossom end rot. These articles can help you learn more about both and decide which it might be: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/zucchini/zucchini-fruit-fall-off-the-plant-before-they-are-full-grown.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/squash-blossom-end-rot-causes-and-treatment.htm

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