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Vegetable Description: When the colonists arrived in the New World, they discovered summer squashes such as Straightneck growing in the Native American gardens alongside their corn and beans; this "three sisters" group of plants all benefit each other. This type of squash became a crucial source of food for the American settlers. Prolific Straightneck won the prestigious AAS Award in 1938.
Vegetable Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo
Other Common Names: Early Prolific Straightneck
Vegetable Duration: Annual
Vegetable Days to Maturity: 50
Vegetable Seeds Per Oz: 340
Vegetable Height: 24” to 36”
Vegetable Spacing: 36 in to 48 in
Vegetable Planting: Direct sow outside after danger of last frost. Plant in hills of 2-3 plants per hill at 36”-48” apart, and 1“ below soil surface.
Vegetable Seed Saving: Allow squash to ripen on plants; then collect seeds. Clean and dry the seeds before storage in cool dry conditions.
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