Seeds, Squash Early Prolific Straightneck Organic (McKenzie)

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Creamy, tender texture with a slight butter flavor when cooked.

Germination: 5-12 days
Maturity: 42-50 days

This popular, exceptionally productive variety of summer squash bears fruits that can be eaten when 10-30 cm (4-12") long. The thick, fine-grained flesh is tender and delicious. Pick when 10-18 cm (4-7") for best flavor.

Tip: Squash are over-mature if the skin cannot be easily punctured by your thumbnail. Pick regularly so squash will continue to form.

Sow seed direct after last frost, or for an earlier crop, start indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost. Soil should be rich and well-drained. Generous watering is required if weather is dry.

Planting Depth: 2.5 cm (1")

Seed Spacing: 5-6 per hill or 5 cm (2")

Plantling Spacing: 3 per hill

Row Spacing: 1.5-1.8 m (5-6')

Seed Type: Heirloom

Plant Type: Vegetable

Latin Name: Cucurbita pepo

Awards: AAS (All-America Selections)

Preparation Ideas: Sliced into rounds, can be steamed, grilled, roasted, sauteed or breaded and deep fried.

 

 

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