What's getting my zucchini?

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by featherbottom, Jun 20, 2004.

  1. featherbottom

    featherbottom Well-Known Member

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  2. anniew

    anniew keep it simple and honest Supporter

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    It may be that you are seeing the stub left after the male flowers
    fall off. They come first, followed in a week or so by female flowers,
    so don't give up. The female flowers have "miniature" zucchinis
    at the base of the flower, while the male flowers only have a stem.
    Ann
     

  3. whiterabbit

    whiterabbit Well-Known Member

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    Try spreading some snail bait around the plants and see if there are any snails in the morning.. When they eat the flowers, it almost looks like someone cut them with sissors.
     
  4. suelandress

    suelandress Windy Island Acres Supporter

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    See post "way too much zucchini"....send address to Dave :haha: :haha: :p