Squash 'Straight Neck Prolific'
HEIRLOOM. Very popular early yellow straight-neck. Bush-like plants supply a large crop of creamy yellow-skinned fruits. GARDEN HINTS: Fruits are best when 8 to 9" long. Cultivate or mulch to control weeds. Fertilize when fruits form to increase yield. Maturity 50 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.