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.

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Growing Summer Squash
Summer Squash Recipes
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
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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4BUR62 Burpee's Pic N Pick ( From Burpee Seed Co. )
50 days. Golden yellow fruits have smooth, tender skin. Extremely productive; best picked when 4-6" long. Burpee bred. Summer squash and zucchini ripen early and are highly productive. The bush type plants take little space. After danger of frost, sow 3-4 seeds in groups 3-4' apart or sow 6" apart in rows, later thinning to 3' apart. Proven tops for performance, flavor and wide adaptability. Sun.
  2g pack $2.79
JF445 Sunbeam Hybrid
Bright yellow zucchini, cylindrical white striped, few spines, easy pick, 50 days.
  10 seeds $2.95
JF446 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
JF280 Asian Gold Hybrid
This hybrid winter squash is Asian type pumpkin with yellowish green and irregular mosaic exterior Fruits in oblong shape are 7-8 Kg in weight when matured and orange yellow flesh is very sweet. Plants are very vigorous and good in fruit setting. Good quality Asian pumpkin. Very popular in subtropical and tropical Asia.
  $3.95 per pack ( 5 seeds per pack )
AW25 Japanese Tetsukabuto Hybrid
Tetsukabuto is well known and very popular in Japan. Fruits, about 5-6 pounds, are nearly round with dark green rind, slightly mottled and ribbed. Yellow and thick flesh is very sweet and nutty flavor. Plants are very vigorous, tolerant to common diseases and excellent in fruit settings. This variety is also used as a rootstock of watermelon, melon and cucumber to prevent soil born diseases.
  $3.95 per pack ( 5 seeds per pack )
JF288 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 )