Growing Zucchini, also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash

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24 Jan 12 David (New Zealand - temperate climate)
No Zucchini flowers cause the rot as they absorb water. As soon as the zucchini starts to develop [3- 5cm] the flower needs to be plucked off to prevent rot. The same can be said for pumpkin, kumu kumu and butternut. Many more fruit will reach fruition especially with lots of manure to feed the soil nutrient sapping plants
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