Growing Zucchini, also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash

View the Zucchini page

10 Feb 24 paul swan (New Zealand - temperate climate)
why does the young growing marrow/zucchini go brown or rot on the flower end of the vegetable before maturity.
14 Mar 24 Harry (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Hi Paul, blossom end rot can also be associated with water issues and/or calcium issues. Sometimes the plant suffers because water is too unreliably available, i.e. it dries out between adequate waterings. The growing zucchini will be
15 Feb 24 Liz (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
Rot in young flowers usually means that they have not been pollinated. You might have to try hand pollination
Gardenate App

Put GardenGrow in your pocket. Get our app for iPhone, iPad or Android to add your own plants and record your plantings and harvests

Planting Reminders

Join 60,000+ gardeners who already use GardenGrow and subscribe to the free GardenGrow planting reminders email newsletter.

Home | Vegetables and herbs to plant | Climate zones | About GardenGrow | Contact us | Privacy Policy

This planting guide is a general reference intended for home gardeners. We recommend that you take into account your local conditions in making planting decisions. GardenGrow is not a farming or commercial advisory service. For specific advice, please contact your local plant suppliers, gardening groups, or agricultural department. The information on this site is presented in good faith, but we take no responsibility as to the accuracy of the information provided.
We cannot help if you are overrun by giant slugs.