May 25, 2019  Week: 21

Lemon Sun Squash

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Scientific Name : Cucurbita pepo

Common Name : Patty Pan, Summer Squash

Blooming Season : Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit : Mounded

Spacing : 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)

Height : 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Width : 36 - 54" (91 - 137cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.

  • Vigorous and strong bush plant habit will produce exceptional yields of uniform, yellow, scalloped, disc-shaped fruit with no green on the blossom end.
  • Fruit are sweet and tender; harvest from baby with the flower attached to full size, 4 to 5 in./10 to 13 cm wide.
  • Large quantities of male flowers are perfect for frying. Best grown in-ground.

Genus/species: Cucurbita pepo
Type: Patty Pan
Exterior color: Yellow
Days to maturity from direct seed: 40 to 45
Fruit size/weight: Harvest from a very small size with a flower attached, up to 4 to 5 in./10 to 12.5 cm wide
Plant habit: Vigorous bush
Plug crop time: 2 to 3 weeks
Transplant to finish: 4 to 5 weeks