Zucchini Plants
Q.

Will My Zucchini Grow Back

Anonymous added on August 20, 2011 | Answered

Sometime this morning something came in and ate my zucchini plants! On one of them, everything but the stems is gone (it hadn't flowered yet), and on the other one a few leaves are gone. Whatever it was appears to have left my carrots alone. There was also a dead bird nearby. I can't tell if it was killed by the same thing or what on earth happened. We've had raccoons and opossums around here, maybe it was that. Will anything grow back on the plants? Should I get rid of them entirely?

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on August 21, 2011

It is likely slugs. They only come out at night, so it is hard to spot them. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/facts-about-slugs-and-how-to-kill-garden-slugs.htm

As long as the roots are intact, the plants should continue growing and leafing back out.

00
Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Zucchini Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More