zucchini and cucumber mix

Asked October 11, 2015, 10:10 AM EDT

can zucchini and cucumber cross pollinate naturally? I have a strange one

Hennepin County Minnesota

1 Response

Thank you for the question. It's not possible for cucumbers and zucchini to cross pollinate because although they are from the same cucurbit family they are different species. More likely your vegetables are suffering from a virus. Read these two publications to learn more: