Yellow Summer Squash
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what causes yellow squash plant flowers to die?

Zone 9 | D.F.Smith added on May 11, 2012 | Answered

Several yellow squash plants. The new little flowers are turning greyish brown and withering. I am in S. C.

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Nikki
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Answered on May 12, 2012

As with squash plants, this is typical behavior. They will produce mostly male (non-fruiting) blossoms early in the season (which normally fall off) and will gradually start to produce more female blossoms as the season progresses. Give it some time and you will see it start fruiting.

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