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Gentry Hybrid Summer Squash

Outstanding Yields Even in the Hottest Weather


Dependable producer of smooth, butter-yellow squash of excellent quality, even in stressful conditions. Semi-crookneck fruits. 44 DAYS.
  • Zone 3 - 9.
  • Germination 7 - 10 days.
  • Shade Required Full sun.

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  • 66557
  • Pkt.-approx 25 seeds
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  • 66558
  • 1/2 oz.
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  • Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo 'Gentry'
  • Spacing: 3 to 4 seeds per hill in hills 6 to 8 feet apart.
  • Depth: Direct seed 1/2 to 1 inch deep into hills (which warm and drain earlier in the season) or rows. Sow 4 to 5 seeds per hill. Space hills 3 to 4 feet apart. When the plants are 2 to 3 inches tall, thin to 2 to 3 plants per hill by snipping off unwanted plants without disturbing the roots of the remaini
  • Spread: Vines.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Color: Fruit color is butter-yellow.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Blooms: Summer.
  • Days To Maturity: 43 days.
  • Form: Annual.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained fertile soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 25 seeds per packet, 1/2 oz. is approximately 110 seeds.
  • Comments: 5.5 to 6 inches in length x 1.5 to 1.75 inches diameter. No claim to any disease tolerances. Semi-crookneck Summer squash that has consistently produced outstanding yields of butter-yellow, smooth skinned fruit with small blossom scars. Even under high temperatures, yields have been high for this hybrid. It's vigorous bush has fewer spines than other comparable varieties. Outstanding smoothness even under stress. Good performance under high temperatures. Excellent fruit quality.

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