Squash Plants
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Pruning Flowers or ‘Runners’ On a Squash Plant

Anonymous added on May 16, 2011 | Answered

I've heard that cutting off the runners is best for producing sweet squash. Should I?

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Nikki
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Answered on May 17, 2011

It is true that pinching off the tips of squash runners (after fruits have started to form) will allow the plants to spend more energy producing squash.

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