Container garden butternut squash questions

wingspings(5)July 9, 2012

Trying to grow butternut squash in 5 gallon buckets. Noticed that as the flowers have died that the small 2-4 in squashes are now dying as well.

Not sure what is going on with this. Anyone with info on how to grow squash in general in containers would be appreciated.

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ContainerFarmer(Zone 6b)

Does it look like blossom end rot? If so, there is a calcium deficiency and can be corrected by a foliar spray.

    Bookmark   July 12, 2012 at 9:26AM
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susan2010(6 Massachusetts)

It could be lack of pollination. That is a common issue with squash, no matter where it is grown.

    Bookmark   July 12, 2012 at 10:05AM
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