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Summer squash 'Early Prolific Straightneck' frequently asked questions     

Cucurbita pepo

  • What is Early Prolific Straightneck's normal lifecycle?

    Annual
  • What sort of plant is Early Prolific Straightneck?

    Vegetable
  • Is Early Prolific Straightneck frost hardy?

    Tender
  • How tall does Early Prolific Straightneck grow?

    60.0 cm / 1.95 feet
  • How wide does Early Prolific Straightneck grow?

    2.43 metres / 7.90 feet
  • When does Early Prolific Straightneck bloom?

    Late Spring
  • When is Early Prolific Straightneck ready for harvest?

    Mid Summer
  • What USDA zones does Early Prolific Straightneck grow best in?

    Zone 3 to Zone 12
  • What soil ph range should Early Prolific Straightneck be grown in?

    5.6 - 7.5
  • How much water does Early Prolific Straightneck require?

    Medium
  • How much nitrogen fertiliser does Early Prolific Straightneck need?

    Medium
  • How much sunlight does Early Prolific Straightneck need to grow?

    Full Sun
  • Can Early Prolific Straightneck seeds be sown directly?

    Yes
  • How deep should Early Prolific Straightneck seeds be sown?

    2.5 cm / 0.98 inches
  • How far apart should you sow Early Prolific Straightneck?

    45.0 cm / 1.46 feet
  • What is the lowest temp that Early Prolific Straightneck will germinate at?

    18°C / 64°F
  • What is the highest temp that Early Prolific Straightneck will germinate at?

    24°C / 75°F
  • How long does it take Early Prolific Straightneck to germinate?

    8 days Average 8 days | Min 2 days | Max 18 days (29)
  • How long does it take Early Prolific Straightneck to be ready to plant out?

    + 21 days Average 21 days | Min 11 days | Max 36 days (9)
  • How long does it take Early Prolific Straightneck to be ready for harvest?

    + 64 days Average 64 days | Min 45 days | Max 79 days (7)
  • How long does it take to grow Early Prolific Straightneck?

    = 93 days
  • When after the last frost should Early Prolific Straightneck be sown?

    14 days after Last Frost Date
  • When after the last frost should Early Prolific Straightneck be sown?

    0 days after Last Frost Date

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