Zucchini Plants

Zucchini Squash Blooms Not Setting


Anonymous added on June 18, 2011 | Answered

What makes zucchini squash blooms not set? Our zucchini has been blooming for at least three weeks but not one bloom has set. What's wrong?


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Nikki
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Answered on June 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:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/zucchini/zucchini-fruit-fall-off-the-plant-before-they-are-full-grown.htm

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