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By Macrae

United Kingdom Gb

I have a courgette plant which is flowering beautifully but the flower heads keep falling off - Can you tellme why?



This always seems to happen each year and they will turn into courgettes when they feel like it - I promise!

29 Jun, 2014


Hi welcome to GoY, once the flowers have been pollinated, they are no longer required so they drop off, leaving the plant to get on with what it's there for, ie, producing courgettes, Derek.

29 Jun, 2014


You get female flowers before male ones so the early ones aren't pollinated.

30 Jun, 2014

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