Do you need 2 zucchini plants to get fruit?

Chef's answer
To start, it's important to understand that zucchini and other squash plants are monoecious, meaning they produce separate male and female flowers on the same plant. ... While you may have tons of flowers, in order to produce fruit you must have both male and female flowers at the same time.Jun 29, 2018
Frequently asked Questions 🎓
The flowers of zucchinis are a delight and knowing that you can pick off most of the male flowers and reduce vegetable production is good. Each plant will produce lots more male flowers than is needed, so harvest these each morning, leaving just one or two for pollination.Nov 11, 2014
If the weather is overly hot and humid early in the season, some plants delay the production of female flowers. ... Also, too much nitrogen in the soil can result in the production of primarily male pumpkin vine flowering or even lush, healthy pumpkin vines but no flowers or pumpkins.Apr 19, 2021
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