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Early Prolific Straightneck Summer Squash

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Early Prolific Straightneck Summer Squash

Description
A Long-Time Customer Favorite
Smooth ivory flesh with delicate flavor. Slice with skin on, mix with green-skinned types for an appealing contrast. Semi-open growth habit. 42 DAYS.
Product Details
  • Seasonboth Spring & Fall
  • Unit of Measure approx. 25 seeds per packet
  • FormAnnual. vine
  • LightFull Sun
  • Height24 inches.
  • SpreadSemi-open growth habit.
  • Spacing2 - 3 seeds per hill. 4 - 5 feet between hills.
  • Zones3 - 9 annual.
  • FoliageGreen foliage.
  • Flower FormYellow blossoms.
  • ColorYellow
  • BloomsSummer.
  • FruitSmooth ivory flesh with delicate flavor.
  • Germination5 - 10 days.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained fertile soil.
  • Growth RateMedium growth rate.
  • Seed CountApproximately 25 seeds per packet.
  • PollinatorSelf pollinating.
  • CommentsA long time customer favorite. Smooth ivory flesh with delicate flavor. Slice with skin on, mix with green skinned types for an appealing contrast. Semi-open growth habit.
  • Botanical NameCucrbita pepo 'Early Prolific Straightneck'
  • HeaderA Long-Time Customer Favorite
  • Depth1 inch.
  • Days To Maturity42 days.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Blueberries All Other Fruits Perennials,
Bulbs & Flowers
Trees & Shrubs Encapsulated
Earthworms &
Lady Beetles
Seeds
1A-4B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
5A 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
5B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
6A & 6B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
7A & 7B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
8A & 8B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
9A-10B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
Last Order
Date
All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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