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Squash (Summer) Seeds - Early Summer Crookneck HEIRLOOM - OPEN POLLINATED

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Packet $3.95 $2.37
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1/4 Pound $19.95 44%
1 Pound $49.95 65%
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  • Compact Bush Variety; The Perfect Summer Squash
  • Mild, Sweet Flavor; Very Tender with Creamy, Full-Flavored Flesh
  • Productive & High Yielding; Prefers Full Sun Exposure

Product Description

Grow Heirloom Squash - Plant Early Summer Crookneck Squash Seeds

Heavy yields on a compact bush, Early Summer Crookneck Squash seeds provide an early variety squash with a mild, sweet flavor. Tender, yellow, swan-necked fruits protect the creamy flesh beneath. Harvest at 5" - 6" long.

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Squash (Summer) Seeds - Early Summer Crookneck
    Botanical Name:Cucurbirta pepo
    Life Cycle:Annual
    Light Requirement:Full Sun
    Planting Season:Warm Season
    Plant Type:Bush, Summer Squash
    Features:Heirloom, Deer Resistant, Container Garden
    Fruit Size:5-6" long
    Days to Maturity:60-90 Days
    Plant Spacing:18-24 inches
    Planting Depth:1/2-1 inch
    Sowing Method:Start Indoors, Direct Sow
    Cold Stratification:No
    Seeds per Packet:4 g
    Hardiness Zones:3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Ships:Year Round
  • Planting Instructions

    How to Grow Early Summer Crookneck Squash

    When to Plant Squash Seeds

    Plant summer squash in the spring if you want a summer harvest, or if you want a fall harvest, plant it in the mid to late summer.

    Plant winter squash in either late spring or in the height of summer.

    Where to Plant Squash Seeds

    Plant your squash where they can receive full sun. Squash plants love to “eat,” so they need well-fertilized, rich soil that is well-drained. Fertilizing your squash as they grow will ensure a healthy, large harvest.

    How to Plant Squash Seeds

    Sow summer squash seeds ½ inch (1.25cm) deep, and sow winter squash seeds 1 inch (2.5cm) deep. If you are planting in rows, seeds should be spaced 4 to 6 inches (10 to 15cm). Rows should be 4 to 6 feet (1 to 1.85 meters) apart. If you are planting on in hills, place 3 or 4 seeds in a ring on the top of each hill, and space your hills 3 to 4 feet (about 1 meter) apart.

    How to Harvest Squash

    Harvest summer squash when they reach 6-8" and you can puncture the skin with your nail.

    Harvest winter squash near the end of the growing season. The skin should be tougher to pierce with your nail.

    Download Printable Planting Guide

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