Summer Squash

Summer Squashes are varieties of gourd, marrow or pumpkin that are generally picked before the fruits mature and develop a hard outer skin / shell. Varieties include scallop squash, custard squash zucchini,

How To Grow

Sow three seeds at about 2.5 cms apart and the same deep. When the first true leaves have appeared, thin out to leave the strongest seedling. Make sure to water well and protect against slugs.

How/When To Harvesting

Continual cropping is essential to prolong fruiting. Cut the stalk of the fruit you want to harvest.

Planting Schedules for Location: Leesburg, Virginia

Sow Direct

Sow Direct

Sow Indoors / Plant Out

Sow Indoors
Plant Out
  • Sow Depth: 2 cm
  • Spacing Between Rows: 90 cm
  • Spacing Along Row: 90 cm
  • Number plants per Square Foot: 0.5