Belonging to the Cucurbita genus (Cucurbita pepo 'Yellow crookneck'), Yellow crookneck is a variety of Summer squash. Yellow crookneck is a heirloom (open pollinated) variety. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Golden yellow.
C. pepo – 55 days. [Introduced about 1700.] Yields yellow, bulb-shaped fruit with a narrow, curved neck. Skin becomes bumpy and warted on large fruits. Best eaten when fruits are no longer than 6"". A consistently popular variety.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 60.0 cm (1.95 feet), Yellow crookneck grows with a vine-like habit.
Yellow 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 Yellow crookneck about 14 days before your last frost date.
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