Growing Patty Pan Squash

Organic Vegetable Gardening
Fact Sheet

Botanical name: Cucurbita pepo

Seed

White Patty Pan Squash

Patty Pan Squash

Planting time: SU
Seeds per ounce: 300
Ounces per square foot: 0.002
Minimum legal germination rate: 75%
Germination type:

Short Germinating seeds

Notes
Patty Pan (Summer squash) is easy to grow and prolific producers. It is also know as Scallop Squash. Scallop Squash is a member of the cucurbit family of vegetables, which also includes Pumpkins and Cucumbers.

Scallop Squash are large, bushy plants. The fruit is harvested when they are immature and have soft skins. Their Fruit can be stored for 1 to 2 weeks.

Patty Pan is round and flattened like a plate with scalloped edges, white, yellow or green in color.

Planting

In garden spacing (inches): 15
In flat spacing (inches): 2
Planting depth (inches): 1
Maximum number of plants per square foot: .8
Nutrient relationship:: Heavy Feeder

Harvest

Days to maturity: 49
Harvesting period (days): 119
Minimum yields in pounds /square foot: .8

Cultural

Diseases: Alternaria Leaf Spot, Anthracnose, Bacterial Wilt, Blossom-End Rot, Downy Mildew, Fusarium Wilt, Gummy Stem Blight, Powdery Mildew.
Insect pests:(Insect Pest Finder) Bean Aphid, Green Peach Aphid, Pickleworm, Spider Mite, Spotted Cucumber Beetle, Squash Bug, Squash Vine Borer, Striped Cucumber Beetle

Varieties

Early Green Tint Scallop , Early White Bush Scallop, White Bush Scallop, White Patty Pan, Yellow Bush Scallop

 

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