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Squash, Summer

Cultural data: field planting

Growing season: Warm season Days to maturity: 55-70 days

Germination relative to soil temperature: Optimum 70ºF.

Cultural information: Sow seed in slightly moist soil, avoid over-watering or soggy soil. Sow 1½"-2" deep.

Seed count: Varies greatly by variety. Average 2,800 to 4,000 seeds/lb.

Projected seed usage: 2 oz./100 ft. rows 4-6 lb./acre.

Diseases and pests: Fusarium wilt and bacterial wilt. Harvesting: Frequent picking encourages continuous harvest.