Squash Plants

Yellow Squash and Zucchini

Anonymous added on July 19, 2011 | Answered

Why do I get blossoms on my squash plants but no squash? It has been very humid; if that is the problem, will they still set 'fruit'? Could it be lack of water? Should I be hand watering daily? The same thing happened last year. They are planted near tomato plants. . . could that be a problem?

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Answered on July 20, 2011

This is typical behavior for a squash plant. They will produce mostly male (non-fruiting) blossoms early in the season and will gradually start to produce more female blossoms as the season progresses. Give it some time and you will see it start fruiting.

If you are seeing fruit but they are falling off, this article will help:

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