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Week 8 – February 20, 2024

Plant Information

Lemon Sun Squash

  • Lemon Sun Squash - Bloom
  • Lemon Sun Squash - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Cucurbita pepo

Common Name: Summer Squash

Hardiness Degree: 45°F (7.2°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Culinary Use

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)

Height: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Width: 36 - 54" (91 - 137cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Vigorous and strong bush plant will produce exceptional yields of pure yellow, scalloped, disc-shape squash all through the season. Sweet and tender squash are perfect for harvest from baby to fully mature. Large number of male flowers are great for frying. Best in gardens.

Grower Information:

  • Vigorous and strong bush plant habit will produce exceptional yields of uniform, yellow, scalloped, disc-shaped fruit with no green on the blossom end.
  • Fruit are sweet and tender; harvest from baby with the flower attached to full size, 4 to 5 in./10 to 13 cm wide.
  • Large quantities of male flowers are perfect for frying. Best grown in-ground.