Do Crookneck Yellow Squash Have False Blooms?

Crookneck yellow squash have male and female flowers. The male flowers are sometimes called false blooms because they produce no fruit. Male flowers are necessary to fertilize the female blooms. Without them the fruit would wither and die.

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