Organic Yellow Crookneck Squash Cucurbita pepo

Organic Yellow Crookneck Squash  Cucurbita pepo

Light                Full Sun
Plant Depth      1/2-1" inches
Seedling Rate   2-3 seeds every 12-24", thin to 1 plant
Plant Spacing   12-24” inches

Days to Mature  50 days

When to Sow 

Days to maturity are from direct seeding, subtract 2 weeks if transplanting. Direct seed after frost or begin transplants 3-4 weeks before planting date. Optimum soil temperature for germination is about 85ºF and little or no germination below 60ºF. Harden off plants by reducing temperature, water, and fertilizer. Plant multiple times during the season for continuous harvest.

When to Harvest 

Harvest at 5 – 8” or smaller, while skin is soft and somewhat glossy.  Harvest fruits every other day to for best size and quality and to maintain plants’ productivity. 

Special Features

Tender lemon-yellow fruits. Best yield, shape and quality. If left to over-grow, can be used for a dark yellow, warty ornamental gourd. 

Approx.  seeds per package 


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