Early Prolific Straight Neck Squash Seed

Early Prolific Straight Neck Squash Seed

Latin Name: Cucurbirta pepo

Product ID#: RS1280-8550

Additional Information

Harvesting Harvest when Mature, Harvest when Juvenile, Cut & Come Again
Growing Conditions Field Crop
Additional Characteristics AAS (All-American Selections) Winner, Start Early for Transplants, Heat Tolerant, Easy to Grow, Harvest as Baby Vegetables
Flowering Month Flowers for Reproduction
Garden Style Kitchen Culinary
Lighting Conditions Full Sun
Seed Type Heirloom, Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity 55 Days
Stem Type Branching Stem
Plant Hardiness Tender
Plant Height 21 - 30 inches
Plant Lifecycle Annual
Plant Moisture & Climate Heat Tolerant, Well-drained
Plant Uses Edible
Shape Elongated, Tapered
  • 1 packet

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Early Prolific Straight Neck Squash is a 1938 All-American Selections Winner and remains one of the most popular squash varieties for its delicious mild sweet flavor, tender flesh texture, thin skin and captivating bright yellow color. Expect an abundant yield of tapered squash on spreading 30" inch plants that are best planted on raised rows or mounds. Although these squash can grow quite large, they are ideally harvested when they are 5" to 7" inches long when they are most tender and sweet. This versatile heirloom summer squash can be prepared raw or cooked in countless ways including steamed, sauteed, grilled, baked and roasted, just to name a few! One of our most popular varieties for home and professional growers alike. 55 days. Packet: 30 seeds.

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