Blossom drop

Asked April 20, 2015, 2:44 PM EDT

I have 2 zucchini plants. They both blossom beautifully, but nothing develops. The blossoms just fall off. I tried using a q tip to brush pollen to each plant, but nothing works. My tomato plant develops blossoms that never open. What's going on?

Volusia County Florida

1 Response

Your local 'Ask an Expert' at the Volusia county Extension Service should be able to answer your plant questions:

Volusia County Agricultural Center
3100 E. New York Ave., DeLand, FL 32724

(386) 736-2700

Customer service
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
Walk-ins welcomed
Plant, soil and water diagnosis

Email: fyn.ifas.ufl.edu/contact.htm