Squash - Early Prolific Straightneck
This variety of summer squash is very popular, easy to grow and fast maturing, producing a generous crop of delicious and delicately flavored fruits. Plants are compact bush type bearing straight, tapered, bright yellow fruit that is delicious baked, steamed fried, boiled or served raw. Squash freezes well.
Pick fruits before they mature and the plant will continue to produce more vitamin rich fruit until frost.
Planting time - Spring or indoors 4-6 weeks earlier
Matures in - 46 days
Germinates in - 10-14 days
Sowing depth - 1/2 inch
Hill spacing - 3-4 feet
Seed spacing - 3-5 seeds in a ring about 2 inches across.
Thinning - when plants are 2-3 inches tall, thin to 3 or 4 of the strongest plants in each hill
Net weight 2 G (Estimated 20 seeds)
Bulk Squash seed available.
250 Seeds/oz. Plant 1/2oz per 100ft row.
4lbs of Squash seed needed per acre.
Average Squash yield per acre -494 bushels.