Early Prolific Straightneck Summer Squash
Southern Exposure Seed Exchange
5 in stock
48 days. [1938, AAS winner.] Straight, lemon-yellow, slightly club-shaped fruits. Harvest small, when 3-7 in. long. Quality of the flesh is excellent. Plants are very vigorous, hardy, and productive. Small (4 g) packet has about 54 seeds.
How to Grow: Culture of squash and pumpkins is similar to that of cantaloupe and cucumber, which are also members of the squash family. Squash and pumpkins require warm days and warm nights to mature properly. Sow seeds 1/2 to 1 in. deep. Bush varieties should be spaced 18-30 in. apart in rows 4 ft. apart, or 6-8 seeds per hill, in hills 4 ft. apart. Vining varieties are planted in rows or hills 6-8’ apart. Keep soil moisture high by mulching.
Packet: 2-6 g (approximately 20-50 seeds, average 31 seeds).