Goldprize Straightneck, Summer Squash, ANNUAL VEGETABLE !
- Light: Full sun
- Fruit size: 6 inches long
- Matures: 53 days
- Plant spacing: 36 to 48 inches
- Plant size: 3 feet wide, 2 feet tall
This hybrid produces consistently-sized 6-7" fruits that are glossy and smooth with an attractive yellow exterior. Fruits have few spines which leads to less fruit damage during harvesting. Goldprize Squash has an excellent disease package and is resistant to several common mosaic viruses.
44 days. Cucurbita pepo. Plant produces heavy yields of very uniform squash. Very flavorful. Suitable for home garden and market growers. An improved yellow straightneck. A summer squash variety. The Saffron Prolific Straightneck Squash is protected by the Plant Variety Protection Act, #9600397 developed in Colorado, USA. United States Department of Agriculture, PI 595838 PVPO
Did You Know? Most of a squash's nutrients are found in the skin.
Growing Organic Squash is fairly easy and very rewarding. This heirloom variety loves full sun and a sandier dry soil. plant into a full sun patch and companion plant with a bush bean if possible. It is also recommended to plant some basil, mint, or chives nearby to deter certain pest. Yellow Summer Squash are very drought tolerant once they establish themselves in the organic garden.