squash - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by phillyon
May 30, 2009
squash rotting 2in long at flower end


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Answer from NGA
May 30, 2009

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Sounds as though blossom-end rot is taking its toll on your squash. This condition is caused by wide fluctuations between wet and dry soil. To prevent the problem, water deeply and apply a thick mulch over the soil surface to keep evaporation at a minimum. Hope correcting the problem results in a bumper crop of squash for you!

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