Summer Squash Plants
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Straightneck Squash Growing Together

Zone Texas | nikaflowers added on August 10, 2012 | Answered

Wh are my straighneck squash growing together like they are mutated?

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Heather
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Answered on August 16, 2012

This is a condition called fasciation. It is like a siamese twin of the plant world. It can happen for a number of reasons but is not harmful to the plant and the fruit from the plant, while odd looking, is safe to eat. This article has a little more information on the condition.
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/fasciation-in-flowers.htm

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