Squash Summer Cube of Butter Seeds

Squash Summer Cube of Butter Seeds

Cucurbita pepo (hybrid)

Item #0252

50 days. A winner in our company taste test, this bright and sunny, butter-yellow squash has superb flavor raw or cooked. Plants are very productive for a continuous harvest. Pick squash at any size from small to large, and the fruit still has all of its tempting qualities. Easy to harvest because plants are open and have fewer spines than other varieties. Disease tolerant.

This packet plants 3-4 mounds.

Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:
1/2"-1"

Seed Spacing:
2-3 seeds
per mound

Mound Spacing:
3'-4'

Thinning:
When seedlings have several leaves
thin to 1 plant
per mound


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks after average last frost and when soil temperatures have risen above 60° F.

When to start inside: Not recommended except in very short season climates, 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost. Sow in individual pulp pots that can be planted directly in the ground.

Harvesting: For optimum flavor and quality, harvest at 3" long for “baby” zucchini, and 6" - 8" for all other uses. If allowed to grow 10" - 12" or so, the flesh can be used for breads, but the tough seeds must be discarded.

Artist: Marjorie Leggitt



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