Zucchini Plants

Zucchini Fruit Gooey and Liquefied

Tracytlg added on August 24, 2015 | Answered

What causes a zucchini fruit to rot or liquefy on the inside? I have a very large zucchini plant that has been producing fruit. Lately I have found mushy/gooey spot on the stem and I had picked a fruit that had gotten a little larger than what I normally let them get. I left the fruit outside for a few hours, when I went to pick it up, the fruit squirted out a watery substance and was squishy feeling. I split the zucchini fruit open and the whole inside was gooey and liquefied. The outside of the zucchini fruit looked normal.

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Answered on August 25, 2015
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