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Old April 12, 2019   #31
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I have sown two kinds
1- green , bush , from my own saved seeds. If left too long on the bush , they can get real big. Then i compost them.
2- yellow , bush. This is straight not crooked neck. Seeds from Ferry Morse.
Thats all
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Old April 13, 2019   #32
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I have sown two kinds
1- green , bush , from my own saved seeds. If left too long on the bush , they can get real big. Then i compost them.
2- yellow , bush. This is straight not crooked neck. Seeds from Ferry Morse.
Thats all

Quite the detailed description, you have there.



Should I surmise that the green one is a "zucchini" type and the yellow one is a "neck" type?
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Old August 29, 2019   #33
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i thought i would wake up this thread.

my favorite yellow squash so far this year is golden scallop from sandhill preservation.
picked smaller, the flavor is excellent. the squash has a buttery flavor that almost doesn't need anything else on it. a dash of salt perhaps or real butter. just scrumptious.

ingot, also from sandhill is a good one, both taste wise, and productive.

i just had some of my shower head shaped squash, a cross of yellow crook neck, and i
would guess a yellow scallop squash i grew a number of years ago. picked small, they
have a buttery flavor similar golden scallop.
i will save seeds from this one and see what else develops.



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I grew early summer crookneck and Rugoso Friulana, as planned. Rugoso Friulana is delicious, and will be the only squash I grow next year. Thanks for the tip, Tormato!


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Old September 1, 2019   #35
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I have two five gallon buckets starting to grow 3 plants each of Dark Green Zucchini and Early Yellow Straightneck squash as of September 1. A different answer than I gave on page 1, but those were the seeds available locally a week ago, so that's what I'm growing. (Both taste wonderful)

Here's something different - 2 of the Dark Green Zucchini started out with helmet heads on 2 leafs. I don't remember squash doing that before. The helmet heads were easy to remove though.
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