Squash Plants
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Squash blossoms

Zone 76903 | Anonymous added on July 7, 2019 | Answered

My neighbor thinks that when blossoms die the yellow squash quit growing so she picks before they have a chance to mature. I know better but can't seem to convince her. HELP!

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Downtoearthdigs
Answered on July 8, 2019

Well, You need both the male and female blossoms on the plant for successful pollination and fruit formation.
This article explains the difference between these flowers.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/female-male-squash-blossoms.htm

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