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:
Carotenoids provide Organic Summer Crookneck squash with its characteristic yellow color. These carotenoids are rich in antioxidants. Squash is also a good source of lutein and fiber.
Known for its buttery-sweet taste.
Seeds Per Package:
- 1 oz - Approximately 400 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 1,500 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 6,000 Seeds
- 5 lb - Approximately 30,000 Seeds