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Q.Zucchini, Squash End Rot or Pollination

Anonymous added on March 29, 2014 | Answered

You mentioned self pollinating using a small paint brush. Which one is the male and female flower? Also, for other plants, like tomatoes, what’s the best source of calcium you would recommend?

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Answered on March 29, 2014

Female flowers will have small fruit behind the flower. Here is how to tell a male from a female blossom: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/female-male-squash-blossoms.htm You can simply use a high calcium fertilizer, or add some limestone or calcium carbonate to the soil around tomato plants.

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