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Organic Squash, Summer Dark Green Zucchini
(1/4 lb)

Very Productive Plant

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV5216

$11.99/1/4 Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$11.99/1/4 Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

Summer Squash - Dark Green Zucchini - Cucurbita pepo

Tender Annual This zucchini produces small, uniform, high-quality fruit usually found only in hybrids. An excellent producing plant, the skin is dark green with light flecks. Tiny baby squash can be used as appetizers or leave whole and sauté with other vegetables.

Did You Know? Never peel summer squash because that is where the nutrients reside.

Soil & Water: Provide squash plants with deep mounds of organic matter, rich soil, and heavy, even water. All squash are extremely frost sensitive, so use mulch to heat soils in early spring and row covers to protect from frost at both ends of the growing cycle, especially in short growing seasons.

Planting & Growing: Start seeds indoors 3-4 weeks before the last frost, or sow seed directly once soils are at least 70F. Use row covers to provide a physical barrier to insects.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvest squash when they are 4"-7" long for best flavor and to keep production high. Don't waste male squash blossoms by leaving them in the garden. Toss them in the salad bowl or add to any squash preparation. (The stem of male blossom is thin; the stem of the female blossom is thick.)

Soil Temperature: 70-95°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"-1"
Germination: 6-10 Days
Height At Maturity: 12"
Days To Maturity: 45-65 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 12"-18"
Approx Seeds per 1/4 Pound: 773 Seeds

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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Features

  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Sales Unit 1/4 Lb Brand Peaceful Valley
Seed Unit Sizes 1/4 lb Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Tender Annual Planting Time Summer
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall Ideal Soil Temperature 70-95°F
Sun Requirements Full Sun Growth Habit Bush
Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant Plant Family Curcubitaceae (Curcubits)
Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0
Sales Unit 1/4 Lb
Brand Peaceful Valley
Seed Unit Sizes 1/4 lb
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Tender Annual
Planting Time Summer
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall
Ideal Soil Temperature 70-95°F
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Bush
Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Curcubitaceae (Curcubits)
Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Provide squash plants with deep mounds of organic matter, rich soil, and heavy, even water. All squash are extremely frost sensitive, so use mulch to heat soils in early spring and row covers to protect from frost at both ends of the growing cycle, especially in short growing seasons.

Planting & Growing: Start seeds indoors 3-4 weeks before the last frost, or sow seed directly once soils are at least 70°F. Use row covers to provide a physical barrier to insects.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvest squash when they are 4"-7" long for best flavor and to keep production high. Don't waste male squash blossoms by leaving them in the garden. Toss them in the salad bowl or add to any squash preparation. (The stem of male blossom is thin; the stem of the female blossom is thick.)

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