Summer Squash 'Early Prolific Straightneck' Seeds

Very popular early yellow straightneck. All-American Winner.

Availability: In stock

$2.50

Details

This squash won the All-America Selections award in 1938. The bush-like plants produce a large crop of creamy, yellow-skinned, firm-fleshed fruits that are very tasty. The squash is best picked when 5 to 7" long. Summer squash can be eaten raw, pickled, or cooked in innumerable ways including in sweet breads.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Cucurbita pepo
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 7 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 14 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1 in.
When to Sow Indoors 2-4 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Plant Spacing 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Days to Harvest 40-50
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Seeds Per Pack 25