Summer squash - Knowledgebase Question

Simpsonville, So
Question by gchsah
June 3, 2009
we have had a very wet spring and my summer squash plants are beautiful. Big, lush, green, loads of blooms and small squash. here is the problem. the squash are small and thin and not growing at all. Help?

Answer from NGA
June 3, 2009


Your squash may be waiting for warmer weather and drier soil conditions to resume growth. Overly wet soils can suffocate roots which will slow growth. Give your plants a few more weeks to recover and I think they will resume developing those squashes. Enjoy!

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