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I think my zucchini got too big for the seed starting containers they were in and have started to die unfortunately. I've attached pictures for reference but as can be seen they've turned yellow and are suffering. I've transplanted the healthiest ones outdoors into my raised garden bed and threw away the rest. Is there any hope for them? Anything I should do to give them the best chance they can have?

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Yes, the new leaves are green, so the plant is healthy. It just need sun and soil(/fertilizers). Just soil was too small for such plants. You should have re-potted in larger pots (or directly on soil).

In future I would avoid using such seedling base for zucchini. It may be good for tomatoes (but with a re-pot) or lettuces, parsley, etc.

Just now we are near to the solstice, so.. you will have a short harvesting season.

  • So you are saying start the seeds in a larger container? – Mathstatsstudent Jun 11 at 13:02
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    For next year yes. Personally I start with much larger container, and I re-pot them, and only later I move them outside (so that I can use greenhouse effectively, and getting zucchini earlier) – Giacomo Catenazzi Jun 11 at 13:06
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    PS: you should wait one day (or more) before to accept an answer. Let's get others a possibility to answer (maybe because of different timezone), and then choose the best one. We should aim to more answers per question. – Giacomo Catenazzi Jun 11 at 13:08

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