Early Prolific Straightneck - Organic Summer Squash


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If you're looking for an early, productive squash with excellent flavor, look no further than Early Prolific Straightneck Squash. Uniform lemon-yellow skin and lightly warted, club-shaped fruits. Best picked small around 4-7 inches, this squash is very firm with fine-grained, thick flesh that is excellent quality. Popular in Northeast & Northern areas, the Early Prolific Straightneck Squash will make a great addition to your recipes!

Plant seeds directly in the garden 1-2 weeks after average last frost date. Sow 3-5 seeds per hill, thinning to a final 2-3 plants per hill. Space between hills should be 3-6'. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 65-85 degrees. Or, start seed indoors 3-4 weeks before transplanting into the garden. Transplant to the garden 2 to 3 weeks after your average last frost. Squash grow best in a warm site with full sun. Warm soil is essential to good seed germination and emergence. Using transplants can speed production.

Scientific Name: Curcurbita pepo
Days to Maturity: 42-56
Seed Depth: 1"
Days to Sprout: 7-14
Plant Spacing: 24-36"
Row Spacing: 3-4'
Light Requirements: Sunny
Plant Height: 12-24"
Life Cycle: Annual
Frost Hardy: No