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Zuchinni plant problem

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My zuchinni plants grew big and has many zuchinni growing but they get yellow and mushy at the ends. Some of the leaves have started to yellow and others have a silverish spotting on them. Is this a fungus? How do I treat it?




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Sid
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I've had this problem before - I not absolutely sure, but I think it may be because of inadequate polination. The big flowers on thin stems are the male flowers - you need to get a paintbrush and get some pollen off them and put it on the stamen of the female flowers, with the baby courgette/zuchinni attached. Re the silvery markings, I believe this is just normal leaf markings for these plants! Hope this helps.

5 May, 2008

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