Summer Squash Seeds

Useful gardening information

Use light soil with a high organic content for most successful culture. The summer varieties, nearly all of which are bush growth, should be planted in hills 4’ apart each way, while the winter or other runner varieties require 8-10’. When thinning, save only 3-4 plants per hill. You can start plants early in peat pots indoors. As soon as seedlings in the garden emerge from the soil, begin regular dusting with recommended insecticides and fungicides to help control Cucumber Beetle, Vine Borer and the spread of diseases that affect squash.

Informative articles found on the web:

Growing Summer Squash
Summer Squash Recipes
The difference between squash and zucchini
1A312 Spacemiser Squash
One of the few squashes that can be successfully grown in containers. F1 zucchini, for home garden, high yield in less space, dark green, excellent flavor, 54 days.
  10 seeds $3.95
IP118 Angel Hair Personal Sized Spaghetti Squash
(1.5-2 lbs.) This is a personal size Spaghetti Squash weighing only 1-1/2 to 2 pounds and making only 1-2 servings. It is sweet and flavorful. The fruit are egg shaped with a sunshine yellow color when ripe. Produces prolific yields of fruits, tolerates powdery mildew race 2, and has a long storage life. 88 days.
  10 seeds per package $2.95
SF167 Sligo F1 Hybrid
One of if not the best variety for edible flower production!
Sligo F1 features a beautiful golden color. This summer squash is an early, heavy producer with an open bush habit. Very few spines on the leaves makes it comfortable to pick. Excellent for vitamin A and carotenoids. Sligo is superior for packing and restaurant use. Intermediate resistance to Partial ZYMV, WMII, PRS, PMR 1 and 2. 40-45 days.
  10 seeds $2.45
Crookneck Bush
Heirloom. 50 days. This is one of the best flavored, most tender and productive crooknecks. The fruit is medium-sized, golden-yellow and warted. The flesh is creamy white and freezes well. If the fruit is kept picked, the plants will produce over a long season. Harvest when they are 6-7 inches long

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TRN507 Cube of Butter
Tasty and tender, buttery yellow with creamy white flesh that is delicious. Uniform fruits can be picked early for use as baby squash, or allowed to reach full maturity of 10 inches while retaining all its irresistible, high quality eating. Low growing, open, bush-habit plants with few spines means easy picking and yields are abundant. Excellent for fresh eating, in stir-fries or roasted on the grill. Exhibits resistance to Powdery Mildew. 55 days.
  10 seeds per pack $2.95
TRN508 Buckingham
Zucchini, compact bush for patio, high yield, 16" long gray green, dark green stripes, extra tasty old time flavor. Buckingham is great to plant in the open ground or in containers. Its compact neat habit also makes it a sure-fire choice for mixed flower and vegetable planters. Other squash can be very tall and trail a long way making them look unattractive but Buckingham stays compact yet does not compromise on yields. 55 days.
  5 seeds per pack $2.95
3501 Kamo Kamo ( New Zealand Squash )
Kamo kamo ( also called Kumi kumi ) is a squash found primarily in New Zealand, where it was one of the traditional foods of the Maori people. It is ribbed, with thick skin, like a pumpkin, and speckled green.
This delicious squash has become rare even in New Zealand. It is well worth popularizing, for its delicious nutty flavor, and for its versatility as both summer and winter squash.
As a mature fruit, Kamo Kamo has a hard skin that will preserve the flesh for over a year if properly stored.
We found these suggestions for using Kamo Kamo on the web:
As a squash, kamo kamo can be used in similar ways to pumpkin. Try boiling it with potatoes and mashing with butter and salt and pepper. It can also be braised, by sauteing with onion, garlic and herbs and adding red or white wine (or a stock of your choice).
It also works well as a sweet and sour vegetable - pan fry slices of kamo kamo until caramelised, remove the vegetable and deglaze the pan with wine vinegar. Add honey, and seasoning to taste until you have a smooth sauce, and add the kamo kamo back in.
  5 seeds per pack $2.95
AW46 Mashed Potato Squash
Pure white elongated acorn fruit average 1-1.5 lbs. on semi bush vines. Flesh is mashed potato white. Color holds until fall. 90 days.
Available only in Treated Seed.
 10 seeds $2.25
SF196 Sunbeam Hybrid
Bright yellow zucchini, cylindrical white striped, few spines, easy pick, 50 days.
Available only in Treated Seed.
  10 seeds $2.95
SF195 Tromboncino
Italian, light green to tan, 24+" long, harvest at any stage, rich flavor raw or grilled, vining, 80 days.
  10 seeds $2.95
W142 Early Prolific Straightneck Bush
Heirloom. 42 days. AAS winner. This is the most productive strain for home and market gardens with high quality fruit that grows on a semi-bush with an open habit. The fruits are uniform, lemon-yellow, club shaped and lightly warted with firm, fine grained flesh. The quality remains good, even up to 1’ in length.
  $1.75 per 2g pack ( about 25 seeds )
FB135 Pattypan Yellow Bush Scallop
(Yellow Pattypan), great flavor, harvest at 5", hardy, compact plant, fine for patio, 70 days.
  $1.95 per pack ( 10 seeds per pack )
FB136 Cocozelle Zucchini Bush
Compact Italian, 12" long cylinder, dark green with light green stripes, flesh green-white, tender, slice, fry, steam, fine for patio, 45 days.
  $1.95 per pack ( 10 seeds per pack )

FB137 Ronde de Nice Zucchini

Zucchini, French 4" round, compact bush for patio, green, extra tender, steam, sauteed, or stuff, 52 days.
  $1.95 per pack ( 10 seeds per pack )
AW11 Caserta Zucchini
Zucchini, compact bush for patio, high yield, 16" long gray green, dark green stripes, extra tasty old time flavor, 65 days.
  $1.95 per pack ( 10 seeds per pack )
3336 Sweet Papaya Oriental Squash
This is one of the most popular Oriental squashes. Medium size (6" x 10") fruits are in papaya shape, which have thin, smooth brown green skin with yellow stripes. Yellow flesh is very sweet and delicious. The plant grows vigorously in warm climates and can bear up to 10-12 fruits per plant.
  5 seeds $3.95
Z2820 Early White Bush Scallop
Pattypan, flat, scalloped, white-green rind, fine grain white flesh, 5", 2½ lbs, bake or fry, compact for patio, American Indian staple, 50 days.
  10 seeds per pack $2.25
Z2822 Patio Golden Zucchini
Zucchini, glossy golden yellow, cylindrical plant, compact bush habit, ideal for patio container, 52 days.
  10 seeds per pack $2.25
W143 Black Beauty Zucchini
Heirloom. 52 days. This is our most popular zucchini. An early, very productive, bushy plant with an open habit. The blocky fruits are dark green and 6-8” long at their best quality. They turn almost black at maturity and are usable at almost every stage. The flesh is delicious, creamy white, tender and firm.
  4g pack ( about 25-30 seeds ) $1.95
IP153 India Tinda
This unique squash is native to India, very popular in Indian and Pakistani cooking with curry and many gourmet dishes. Green colored, apple sized fruits are flattish round in shape and 2-3 ounces in weight. Plants are vigorous, productive and begin to bear fruits in 70 days after planting.
  $2.95 per pack ( 5 seeds per pack )