Squash Crookneck 'Golden Summer'
Meaty fruits with small crookneck have bright yellow, bumpy skins. Meaty fruits with small crookneck have bright yellow, bumpy skin. Delicious flavor and fine texture. Ready to harvest about 53 days after seed is planted. GARDEN HINTS: Use when fruits are young and tender. Fertilize when fruits form to increase yield. Cultivate or mulch to control weeds. Maturity 53 days.
- Harvest Time: 50 days
- Planting Depth: 1”
- Plant Spacing: 24”
- Row Spacing: 60”
Harvest when fruit is young and tender. Your fingernail should easily penetrate the rind. Long-fruited cultivars, such as zucchini, are harvested when 1 1/2 inches in diameter and 4 to 8 inches long; scallops are taken when 3 to 4 inches long.