Zucchini Plants
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No Female Zucchini Blossoms

Anonymous added on July 19, 2011 | Answered

Our zucchini plants are huge and very healthy with many blossoms, but 95%of them are male blossoms with no fruit forming. We live in NH. It's a very hot summer, but we water every other day. What causes this problem and how do we treat it so plants will produce squash?

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Nikki
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Answered on July 19, 2011

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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