Summer squash is a tender, warm-season vegetable. Different from fall and winter squash, summer squash is harvested before the rind hardens.
Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:
Spring: SEEDS: Indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost date.
TRANSPLANTS:Plant outdoors when danger of frost has passed.
Fall: SEEDS: Plant outdoors 13 weeks before first frost date.
Preferred Growing Climate: Warm
Planting Depth: 1″
Plant Spacing: 6″; thin to 24″-36″ as seedlings grow
Days to Germinate: 4-10 days
Days to Harvest: 50-70 days
Pairs Well With:
Garlic, onion, rosemary, sage, tomatoes, whole-wheat pasta
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.2 g?? 0%
Saturated fat 0 g ?0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg?? 0%
Sodium 2 mg?? 0%
Potassium 262 mg?? 7%
Total Carbohydrate 3.4 g?? 1%
Dietary fiber 1.1 g?? 4%
Sugar 2.2 g
Protein 1.2 g?? 2%
Vitamin A?? 4%??????? Vitamin C?? 28%
Calcium?? 1%?? Iron?? 2%
Vitamin D?? 0%?? Vitamin B-6?? 10%
Vitamin B-12?? 0%?? Magnesium?? 4%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.