“I can never seem to grow zucchini right. Is there a type of soil that would be best for this?” Question from Amy of Oil City, Pennsylvania
Answer: We have gotten this question a lot, both with respect to zucchini and summer squash (both are the same–one is just green and elongated.). I have provided links to several of these Ask a Garden Expert answers. But, to directly answer your question with respect to soil, provide your zucchini with soil that is well-drained and rich in organic matter. It grows best in a near-neutral pH and requires a fertilizer for fruiting vegetables. You will also need to grow it in full, all-day sunshine.
Ask a Garden Expert Answers For Zucchini and Summer Squash Growing
Help! My Zucchini is Not Fruiting
Why Aren’t My Squash Bearing Fruit and Do They Have Borers?
Beating Squash Vine Borers
I hope that these resources are helpful to you! If you read them all, you will have all of the information that you need to grow excellent zucchini.
Black Gold Horticulturist
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