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Growing Zucchini, also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash

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21 Dec 18 Quent (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Do courgettes need trimed like tomatoe plants?
02 Jan 19 Mem (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Its a good idea to trim and leaves that are showing signs of powdery mildew (powdery white spots) or damaged leaves,other than that its not needed.
24 Dec 18 Mike (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
They are a vine so let them spread out or up a trellis. Tomatoes are a tree and don't have to be trimmed.

Its a good idea to trim and leaves that are showing signs of powdery mildew (powdery white spots) or damaged leaves,other than that its not needed.

- Mem

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