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Gentry Hybrid Summer Squash
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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.
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  • 1/2 oz. pkt of seeds
  • $19.99
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  • Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo 'Gentry'
  • Height: 18 inches.
  • 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.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Yield: Big yields even in hot weather.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Blooms: Summer.
  • Fruit: Fruit color is butter-yellow. 5.5 to 6 inches in length x 1.5 to 1.75 inches diameter.
  • Days To Maturity: 44 days.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 (annual).
  • Germination: 7 - 10 days.
  • Form: Vine, annual.
  • Flower Form: Large yellow flowers.
  • 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.
  • Pruning: None needed.
  • 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.


Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Fall Shipping Schedule
1A to 4B 6/18 - 11/1
5A & 5B 6/18 - 11/1
6A & 6B 6/18 - 11/1
7A & 7B 6/18 - 11/1
8A & 8B 6/18 - 11/1
9A to 10B 6/18 - 11/1
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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