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Dark Green (Zucchini) Squash
Dark Green (Zucchini) Squash
Summer Type, Heavy Yield, Easy to Grow

Dark Green (Zucchini) Squash

Description

Summer squash is a popular and prolific producer and grows on nonvining bushes. Zucchini squash in particular has many uses in salads and cooked dishes and freezes well.

Seed Depth: 1-2 in.
Row Spacing: 48 in.
Seed Spacing: 2 in.

Plant Spacing: 18 in.
Days to Sprout: 7-14
Days to Harvest: 50-60


Uses

Summer squash is a warm season vegetable. Plant in mid spring when soil warms.


Seeding Rates

Thin when plants are 2 inches high. Water deeply and regularly throughout the summer about 1 inch per week or more in hot areas. Mulch to discourage weeds and conserve moisture. Black plastic mulch is ideal for use on squash.


Establishment

Harvest when fruit is immature, about 6-8 inches long.


Quality Assurance

For a real treat pick some open blossoms, dip in a batter and deep fry.


Ingredients & Specifications

Low in fat and carbohydrate. Source of Vitamin C, Potassium and Magnesium.


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