Growing Organic Summer Crookneck Squash Vegetable Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Cucurbita pepo
- Other Names: Crookneck
- Days to Maturity: 58 days
- Hardiness Zone: 3-9
- Planting Depth: 1”
- Plant Spacing: 18-24”
- Row Spacing: 6’
- Growth Habit: Vine
- Soil Preference: Moist, well-draining
- Temp Preference: 65-90℉
- Light Preference: Full sun
- Pests/diseases: Squash bugs, cucumber beetles
- Color: Yellow
- Flavor: Mild, buttery
Summer Organic Crookneck Squash Growth Habits:
When temperatures begin to warm, plant squash seeds directly into 1 inch of soil. In 58 days, there will be squash that can be harvested every few days. Organic Yellow Squash is ready to harvest when it is 5-6 inches long. Squash is harvested best in the morning.
Various Uses for Organic Summer Crookneck Squash:
Cooking with Yellow Crookneck Summer Squash brings versatility to the kitchen. You will need versatility because you will have plants that produce squash all summer. Grate squash into cakes and bread, saute with other vegetables, and even grill it. Grilled squash tastes delicious alongside some zucchini which will be in season at the same time as well.
Organic Summer Crookneck Squash Benefits:
Squash can provide the body with so many health benefits. Caratenoids provide Organic Summer Crookneck squash with its characteristic yellow color. These caratenoids protect from diseases through their antioxidants. Worried about your heart? Lutein helps keep arteries clear. Fiber in squash aids in digestion.
Known for its buttery-sweet taste.
Seeds Per Package:
- 1 oz - Approximately 6,800 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 27,000 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 108,000 Seeds
- 5 lb - Approximately 544,000 Seeds