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Plant Information

Burpee Golden Squash

Common Name: Summer Squash, Zucchini Squash
Spacing: 12 - 16" (30 - 41cm)
Height: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
Width: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
Exposure: Sun
General Information: These bright, glossy golden fruits have a distinct zucchini flavor.
Medium-long (6 to 8-in./15 to 20-cm) fruit, these zucchinis have a bright golden color and are ready for harvest in less than two months.
Plant in full sun, water every couple days (trying to avoid the leaves) and fertilize when fruits begin to form to increase your yield.
Zucchini is versatile; you can steam, boil, stuff or bake it.

Idea & Tips: Zucchini prefers soil that is constantly moist.
Mulch is essential to keep the soil around the roots moist and to regulate soil temperature.
Stay out of the garden when the leaves are wet to avoid spreading diseases from plant to plant.
Avoid planting zucchini in the same spot each year.
Days to Harvest: 54
Fruit Size: 6  to  8 in. (15  to  20 cm)
Grower Information: Medium-long, 6 to 8-in. (15 to 20-cm) zucchinis have a glossy, bright yellow color and are ready for harvest in less than two months. Excellent served raw in salads and dips, or steamed, boiled, grilled, stuffed or baked. Slice and freeze any extra fruits.