Golden Summer Crookneck Summer Squash - Packet

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$2.50
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SKU
DL013897
Easily cultivated and a super-high yielder, Golden Summer Crookneck squash is also a charmer when it comes to looks and flavor. It has a sweet buttery taste that's flawless raw or cooked, and a fun curvy shape with signature crooked neck. Harvest young for best taste and texture. 45-60 days.
Plant Information
Introduced around 1700, Golden Summer Crookneck summer squash is a variety that's been popular for centuries. The classic, shiny yellow squash is a winner all by itself, and is also a trusted go-to ingredient for a variety of favorite recipes. The vigorous, bush-style plants produce heavy yields of pale yellow fruits with curved necks and bulbous bodies that definitely speak to their unique and full flavor. Their flesh is cream-colored and very tender with a sweet, buttery taste, and their skin is slightly bumpy at the perfect time for picking but will turn more orange and knobby when overripe. Golden Summer Crookneck summer squash is best picked when about 5-7 inches in length from neck to base and when the skin can easily be punctured. Eat them raw or cooked in countless ways, use them in baked goods, or even try them pickled.
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SKU
DL013897
Ships To Canada
Yes
Ships As
Seed
Seed Life Cycle
Annuals
Row Spacing
3-6 feet
Seed Spacing
24-36 inches (3-4/hill)
Planting Depth
1-11/2 inches
Item Package Size
Packet
Space After Thinning
3-6 feet
Days To Maturity
45-60
Days To Germinate
5-10 days
Botanical Name
Cucurbita pepo
How To Grow
0
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