This wonderful heirloom variety still cannot be beat for flavor and productivity. This large plant, 4' x 4', produces great quantities of golden, bumpy, swan-necked squashes. Best when only 6" long. 42-60 days. No particular disease problems.
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.