Squash - Summer - Early Crookneck
The Squash Summer Early Yellow Crookneck, 'Cucurbita pepo', has a taste that has been described as creamy, mild, sweet, and buttery . The Early Yellow Crookneck is a versatile vegetable. It can be steamed, grilled on the barbecue, sauteed, added to salads, stuffed with lots of tasty delights, and made into bread. This compact plant produces lots of squash. This summer squash has a smooth light yellow skin with white flesh.
Plant in the spring, 2 to 4 weeks after the last average frost date. Squash prefers well drained, rich soil with lots of organic matter. Harvest as soon as squash reaches at least 1 inch in length and up to 4 to 7 inches in length. Squash are most tender and flavorful when young.