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Zucchini Rots After Blossoms Drop Off

Why do my Zucchini rot after the blossom drops off? They never get to picking size.

Hardiness Zone: 6b

By Guilford from Chesterfield Twp, MI

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Zucchini Rots After Blossoms Drop Off

You might have vine borers, which are small caterpillars that can bore into the fruit or the vine. Look for a small hole. You can stick something into the hole, like a nail, to kill the caterpillar. The fruit may then reach harvest size, providing disease doesn't set in. (07/10/2009)

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