(Cucurbita pepo) An American institution, domesticated by Native
North Americans before the Pilgrims. Listed as
early as 1828 in the seed trade. Bush plants produce
copious amounts of yellow summer squash with
warted rinds that are best harvested and eaten
young; at maturity the fruits are very ornamental.
SEEDS TO HILL
To 3-4 Plants
Green Thumb Tip Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after
danger of frost has passed. Hills should be spaced
6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors
3 weeks before transplanting out.