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Benning's Green Tint Scallop Squash

Benning's Green Tint Scallop Squash

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Benning's Green Tint Scallop (55 days)




This patty pan type of squash dates back to the early 1900s. 

The fruits are a grayish green tint and have deeply scalloped edges. 

They can get pretty big, but they are best harvested around 3-4"s in diameter.
 

Recommended by the Following State Universities or Ag Extension Offices as a variety that performs well for their region .  TX

Seed Planting Depth

Seeds per ounce

Germination Temperature

Days to Germination

Row Spacing

Plant Spacing

100' Row Yield

Sun

1" 90-110 75-90 3-10 48" 24-36" 100 lb. Full

Planting Tips For Heirloom Summer Squash Seeds:

Heirloom summer squash are warm weather crops, as the name implies and the germination temperature verifies.  Only plant once the soil temperature warms to at least 70 degrees.  Mounding up small hills will create the right soil consistancy and allow the soil to warm quicker.  Mix in a shovelful of compost with handfulls of bone meal and wood ash to create the perfect soil environment for these heirloom seeds.

Plant 3-6 heirloom squash seeds per hill.  Once they have shown true leaves and grown in size, you should thin out to the 3 strongest plants.  Remember, harvest these summer squash continually in order to keep the plant producing.

Seed Care tips for Heirloom Summer Squash:

Heirloom seeds are hardy but always take care with your garden seeds to give them the appropriate amount of moisture - not letting the vegetable seeds dry out prematurely or overwatering and possibly having them rot.

 

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