Squash (Summer) Seeds - Early Prolific Straightneck

Squash (Summer) Seeds - Early Prolific Straightneck

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $9.49
1/4 Pound $20.99 45% Savings
1 Pound $49.39 68% Savings
5 Pounds $173.29 ($2.16/ounce) 77% Savings
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  • Yellow skin with creamy white flesh
  • Bush Variety; Yellow Skin & Creamy Flesh
  • Early Maturing; Vigorous and Productive; Standard for Yellow Squash
  • Prefers Full Sun Exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 6 inches
Growth Habit Bush

Flavor Profile Mild; Sweet; Slightly Nutty; Tender and Firm Texture
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Culinary
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages High Yielding
Plant Resistance Deer

About Squash (Summer) Seeds - Early Prolific Straightneck

Cucurbita pepo

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

Grow Heirloom Zucchini Squash - Plant Early Prolific Straightneck Squash Seeds

An All-America Selections Winner from 1938, this squash variety has long set the standard by which all yellow summer squash are judged. It is best to harvest the fruit of the Early Prolific Straightneck when it reaches no more than 6 inches in length.

Planting Information

Planting Squash (Summer) Seeds - Early Prolific Straightneck

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/2 to 1 inch
Plant Spacing 18 to 24 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 days
View our Squash Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 42
1 Ounce 300
1/4 Pound 1,200
1 Pound 4,800
5 Pounds 24,000

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