Male Flowers of Zucchini Plant fallen off, should I cut the whole stem off?


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Hello! First time planting and caring for a zucchini plant.
Just wondering if anyone knows how much to prune off a zucchini plant once the male flowers have shriveled up and fallen off, leaving just a stem. Should I cut it off to the base?
 

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I've never cut off my male flowers stems on any cucurbit after they "pollinate" and fall off. Never heard of that.

If your talking about a ripen fruit, then about an 1" is fine. I usually just snap my yellow squash off the plant and it snaps off right at the fruit. No problem either that I've noticed.
 
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