Week 25 – June 20, 2021

Plant Information

Cupcake Squash

  • Cupcake Squash - Bloom
  • Cupcake Squash - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Cucurbita pepo

Common Name: Summer Squash

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Plant Habit: Trailing, Mounded

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 36" (91cm)

Height: 36 - 40" (91 - 102cm)

Width: 48 - 60" (122 - 152cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Delicious, sweet flavor is perfect for roasting, grilling and frying.
Each plant yields dozens of squash.
A new flavor sensation for Summer squash.

Grower Information:
Exclusively Burpee!

Best of both worlds! Cupcake has the soft, edible skin of a zucchini and the delicate, sweet flavor of a patty-pan squash. The 2-in. (5-cm) tall by 5-in. (13-cm) round fruits are great for roasting and grilling. This very high-yielding variety will intrigue foodies looking for something unique.