'Golden Summer Crookneck' is a Summer squash variety in the Cucurbita genus with a scientific name of Cucurbita pepo. Golden Summer Crookneck is a heirloom variety.
Golden Summer Crookneck (42 days)
Golden Summer Crookneck is a bush type plant produces copious yields of buttery-yellow squash with narrow curved neck. This squash is very tender and full of flavor. Golden summer turns deeper yellow as it matures. Best harvested when 8" long. Keep them picked and they will just keep coming. Extremely easy to grow. Golden Summer Crookneck is one of the earliest producing crookneck squash on the market that just keeps producing all summer long.
1937 Mc Fayden Seed Co. says…
“Of dwarf bushy habit; very productive; bears early and continues through the summer; of rich, golden yellow color, thickly warted and of excellent quality.”
1938 Abercrombie Seed Co. says…
“Most widely used Summer Squash; deep orange colour and a grand slicer.”
(from www.sustainableseedco.com)A type of Vegetable, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Normally grows to a mature height of 60.0 cm (1.95 feet).
Golden Summer Crookneck Summer squash needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.
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By our calculations, you should look at sowing Golden Summer Crookneck about 14 days after your last frost date.