Growing Sunburst Hybrid Summer Squash Vegetable Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Cucurbita pepo
- Other Names: Pattypan, Yellow Scallopini
- Days to Maturity: 50 days
- Hardiness Zone: 3-9
- Planting Depth: 1”
- Plant Spacing: 12-24”
- Row Spacing: 3-6’
- Growth Habit: Bush
- Soil Preference: Moist, well-draining
- Temp Preference: 65℉
- Light Preference: Full sun
- Pests/diseases: Cucumber beetles, squash bugs, powdery mildew
- Color: Yellow
- Flavor: Buttery, tender
Sunburst Hybrid Summer Squash Growth Habits:
Sunburst Pattypan Squash can be directly sown into the ground when warm temperatures arrive. Plant more than you think per row, and then once seedlings emerge, you can thin. Don’t overwater your squash plants because they are susceptible to mildew. You will get multiple harvests throughout the season and taste better when harvested earlier.
Various Uses for Sunburst Hybrid Summer Squash:
Yellow Scallopini has such a unique variety for summer squash. The texture is nutty and firm, and truly one of a kind. Sunburst squash can be used in stir-fries, on the grill, and even stuffed. Try slicing squash and placing it on the grill. Its interesting shape and yellow color will only be highlighted with grill marks and flavor.
Sunburst Hybrid Summer Squash Benefits:
Pattypan squash packs a nutritional punch. It does have high levels of carbohydrates, but these carbs help the body more than others. Polysaccharides are high in antioxidants, be anti-inflammatory, and regulate blood sugar for diabetes. Summer squash is high in vitamin C, which is essential for a well-functioning immune system. Squash also has carotenoids which are necessary for your body to produce vitamin A.
Sunburst Hybrid Summer Squash is an AAS Winner and recommended by USU.
Seeds Per Package:
- 1 oz - Approximately 355 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 5,680 Seeds
- 5 lb - Approximately 28,400 Seeds