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Early Prolific Straightneck Squash

Early Prolific Straightneck Squash

Summer Type, Bush Type, Smooth Yellow Fruits

Early Prolific Straightneck Squash Early Prolific Straightneck Squash


Summer squash is a popular and prolific producer and grows on nonvining bushes. Straightneck squash in particular has many uses in salads and cooked dishes and freezes well. This variety is an All-America Selections Winner meaning that it has been tested by a network of independent judges who determined that their garden performance was superior.

Seed Depth: 1-2 in.
Row Spacing: 48 in.
Seed Spacing: 2 in.

Plant Spacing: 18 in.
Days to Sprout: 7-14
Days to Harvest: 50-60


Summer squash is a warm season vegetable. Plant in mid spring when soil warms.

Seeding Rates

Thin when plants are 2 inches high. Water deeply and regularly throughout the summer about 1 inch per week or more in hot areas. Mulch to discourage weeds and conserve moisture. Black plastic mulch is ideal for use on squash.


Harvest when fruit is immature, about 4-7 inches long.

Quality Assurance

For a real treat pick some open blossoms, dip in a batter and deep fry.

Ingredients & Specifications

Low in fat and carbohydrate. Source of Vitamin C, Potassium and Magnesium.

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