Squash Golden Summer Crookneck Organic
Very popular vigorous bush squash, and a
prolific cropper throughout the season.
The curved, club shaped golden skinned, waited fruits
have delicious buttery flavor with firm texture.
Ideal for freezing.
Days To Maturity: 48 days
Approximately 35-40 seeds per packet
Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo
Golden Summer Crookneck squash like
warm temperatures, plenty of sunlight,
and a fertile, well-drained soil.
Because they are quick to harvest, 'summer' squash
are easy for Northerners to grow.
Best germination is in warm soil (70-80F).
If starting indoors, use deep peat pots
so as to not disturb roots when transplanting.
Sow 1/2 to 1 inch deep,
thin to 24-36 inches apart.
Many folks use raised rows
or hills to plant the
seed to avoid rotting
the seed and crown.
Bees and insects are critical for
good pollination and fruit set.
Untreated squash seed is
particularly susceptible to
failure if planted in soil
that is too cool or wet.
How To Harvest
Golden Summer Crookneck Squash Seeds
Harvest squash from your garden
when they are fully mature.
Chop the squash shell open.
Remove the seeds.
Clean seeds in a colander.
Place paper towels on cookie sheets
and spread seeds on them.
Store in a cool, clean, dry place for at least a
month until the seeds are cured or dried.
After the seeds are dried,
store them in a container and in a cool dry place.