Crook Neck Yellow Squash (cucurbita pepo)
Yep, this is it! THE one and ONLY old timey favorite Crook Neck Yellow Squash!!!!
This is a summer squash, very easy to grow in the home garden. Produces reliably throughout the summer with proper care.
Planting: Direct sow in early spring, after all danger of frost has passed. Plant in direct sunlight (at least 6 hours of continuous sunlight each day) in well drained soil (does not like soggy feet) with organic matter (compost, manure) worked into the soil.
Can be planted in either or hills. ROWS: Plant 1 seed approximately 1" deep, space 18-24 inches apart.
HILLS: Plant 3 seeds approximately 1" deep, in hills spaced 18-24 inches apart in all directions. Squash are vining plants, and need room to grow.
Keep well watered, but do not allow to stand in soggy ground as the plant will rot.
Pests include squash bug - pick off any bugs that appear& squash any eggs you find.
SAVE YOUR OWN SEED Allow one of the first squash that appears to continue to grow on the vine. It will become very large and warty. Allow it to dry completely. You can hear the seed rattling around inside when it is ready to open. Remove seed and store in cool dry place until next gardening season.
These seed have been naturally produced in Zone 7b (NC)
One packet = minimum 30 fresh, viable seed, produced for the 2014 growing season.
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