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Week 8 – February 20, 2024

Plant Information

Easy Pick Gold II Squash

  • Easy Pick Gold II Squash - Bloom
  • Easy Pick Gold II Squash - Container
Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Cucurbita pepo

Common Name: Summer Squash

Hardiness Degree: 41°F (5.0°C)

Blooming Season: Summer

Plant Habit: Spreading, Upright

Characteristics: Culinary Use

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 30 - 48" (76 - 122cm)

Height: 36 - 52" (91 - 132cm)

Width: 36 - 52" (91 - 132cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Plants have an open habit and very few spines for easy and continuous harvests with no pain and less scarring on fruit. Best grown in the ground.

Grower Information:

  • Easy Pick Series is well-matched, smooth-textured and can be grown and marketed together.
  • Open habit with nearly no spines on the petioles for easy and continuous harvests with no pain and less scarring on fruit.
  • Parthenocarpic variety means that plants will produce fruit without insect pollination.
  • Harvest from a very small size with a flower attached.
  • Best in-ground.