Crookneck squash grow in a dense, leafy clump and produce many yellow squashes which need to be harvested nearly every day. They are susceptible to most squash pests, including squash bugs, powdery mildew, and squash vine borers.

Latin Name

Cucurbita pepo


Family

Cucurbitaceae


Also Known As

Summer Squash


Type of Plant

Annual
Vegetable

Bloom Season

July - August


Seasons

Summer

Specifications

Max Height: 2.5'
Max Spread: 3'

Uses

  • Annual
  • Edible
  • Vegetable

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun

    Tollerances

  • Rabbit

  • Colors


    Native Range

    North America


    History

    John Custis sent bush squash seeds to Peter Collinson in 1741.


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