Early White Patty Pan Summer Squash - Packet

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The term Patty Pan derives from a Provencal word for cake made in a scalloped mold. Also known as scallop squash, sunburst or cymbling in the south, the scalloped edges and round squash shape resembles a tiny spaceship. White Patty Pan is similar to the yellow version, yet has a creamy white skin and is the best squashes to stew. Ready in 50 days from seed to table.
Plant Information
Never one to tell a lie, not even a little white one, Early White Scallop summer squash is one variety very true to its name. It's ready in as little as 45 days, is a beautiful bright white inside and out, and has a fun, fluted, scallop-like shape. So it is indeed a special squash when it comes to adding intrigue to your garden and flavor to your food. The bush-style plants produce generous yields of petite, scallop-shaped squash that's bright white with a hint of mint in color and punctuated by a greenish, golden stem. Looking at them straight on, you'd almost swear their daisies! The flesh inside is also white with a mild, buttery flavor, making it a favorite for fresh eating as well as getting creative in the kitchen. Bake them, stuff them, roast them, grill them, or use them in casseroles, soups, and pasta dishes. The possibilities are endless, as is the growing season seemingly. You'll enjoy quite a prosperous crop when you plant Early White Scallop summer squash in the spring, harvesting regularly to promote continued growth. Each squash can grow as large as 7 inches across, but can be rather tough and bitter at that size. That's why it's best to pick them about halfway to maturity (2-4 inches in diameter) to ensure you enjoy their optimal texture and flavor.
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SKUDL013898
Item Package Size
Packet
Seeds Per Packet
approx. 40 seeds per packet
Botanical Name
Cucurbita pepo
How To Grow
Direct sow or start indoors
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Planting Depth
1-11/2 inches
Seed Spacing
24-36 inches (3-4/hill)
Row Spacing
3-6 feet
Space After Thinning
3-6 feet
Days To Germinate
5-10 days
Days To Maturity
45-60
Growth Rate
Fast
Tolerates
Heat
Seed Life Cycle
Annuals
Certifications
Heirloom
Advantages
Edible
Additional Information
Landreth's Original, Introduced in 1842
Item Unit Of Measure
Packet
Ships As
Seed
Ships To Canada
Yes
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