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Squash 'Green Summer'

Cucurbita pepo
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Typically available from early spring through mid-summer. Check with your local store for current availability.

Light green to creamy yellow, squat fruit has a sweet, nutty flavor. Hybrid variety performs well in hot weather. Use for roasting, steaming or sauteing. 

Draw pollinators into your garden with pollinator-attracting plants.

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  • Size: 2'-3' tall, 2'-3' width
  • Days to Maturity: 50 Days
  • Productivity: 3" Flat, Scalloped Squash
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Growth Habit: Trailing

Green Thumb Guide

Plant in enriched, garden soil early spring. Protect shallow roots with a layer of mulch around plant base. Squash are ready when they have glossy, shiny skin. Harvest often to keep plant producing all summer. Pick squash while young and tender by cutting from vine with shears leaving 1" of stem. Take care not to bruise squash and store in a cool, dry place.