Growing Early Prolific Straightneck Summer Squash Vegetable Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Cucurbirta pepo
- Other Names: Early Prolific
- Days to Maturity: 52 days
- Hardiness Zone: 3-9
- Planting Depth: 1”
- Plant Spacing: 24”
- Row Spacing: 3’
- Growth Habit: Vine
- Soil Preference: Moist, well-draining
- Temp Preference: 60-80℉
- Light Preference: Full sun
- Pests/diseases: Squash bug, cucumber beetle
- Color: Yellow
- Flavor: Buttery
Early Prolific Straightneck Summer Squash Growth Habits:
Squash seeds can be directly sown into the ground when temperatures are consistently warm. Squash needs over 3 feet of space and good ventilation for the fruit. Otherwise, there will be rotting and mildew. Squash will have a straight neck, and a buttery yellow color. Flesh of squash is smooth.
Various Uses for Early Prolific Straightneck Summer Squash:
There are so many uses for Early Prolific Straightneck Summer Squash. This yellow squash is so easy to cook. Just slice it and sauté with some olive oil, salt, and spices. It’s delicious in a squash casserole. You can also throw it on the grill and eat it with some salmon and a salad. It’s the perfect summer treat.
Early Prolific Straightneck Summer Squash Benefits:
Squash is the perfect addition to your diet. Beta-carotene in squash can help with eye health, and the vitamin C even prevents cataracts. Vitamin B6 can be a real mood booster, and has even been shown to prevent cancer. Finally, yellow squash is such a great low calorie food and its ease of cooking makes it so easy to include in your diet.
AAS Winner in 1938.
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