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Squash, Winter

Cultural data: field planting Growing season: Warm season Days to maturity: 85-95 days Germination relative to soil temperature: 70ºF and higher. Cultural information: Sow seeds in slightly moist soil, avoid over-watering or soggy soil. Sow 1½”-2” deep. Seed count: Approx. 135 seeds/oz. or 2,200 seeds/lb. Projected seed usage: 1 oz./100 ft. rows 3-4 lb./acre. Diseases and pests: Cucumber beetles, squash bugs and vine borers, bacterial wilt. Harvesting: When stem is drying, cut 1” from fruit. Cure fruit in the field.