Yellow Straight Neck is part of the Cucurbita genus and is a Summer squash variety. Its scientific name is Cucurbita pepo 'Yellow Straight Neck'. Yellow Straight Neck is a heirloom (open pollinated) variety. This variety typically blooms in the following colours: Fluorescent orange. The mature flowers are of a Single form. This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours: Mustard. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as Forest green (web) colour.
Yellow Straight Neck is a popular variety of summer squash that produces a large crop of long, creamy yellow fruits with white flesh. The plant itself has a bushy habit, and should be ready for harvest approximately 50 days after planting.A type of Vegetable, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Normally growing to a mature height of 76.2 cm (2.48 feet), Yellow Straight Neck grows with a spreading habit. Expect blooming to occur in early summer.
This plant tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for Yellow Straight Neck Summer squash is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.
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How to grow Summer squash 'Yellow Straight Neck'
- Straight necks are best harvested at about 15 cm.
- Fertilize when fruits form to increase yield.
Growing Yellow Straight Neck from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Yellow Straight Neck about 14 days after your last frost date.
Transplanting Yellow Straight Neck
Harvesting Yellow Straight Neck
6-9" long.Expect harvests to start to occur in early summer.
Summer squash 'Yellow Straight Neck' information
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