Organic Fordhook Summer Squash Seeds (4g)

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Organic Fordhook Summer Squash (4g) Description:
Fordhook Summer Squash is great source of potassium, a heart-friendly mineral that can help reduce blood pressure. Our Non-GMO open-pollinated Fordhook Summer Squash heirloom seeds produce bushels of cylinder-shaped fruit with lush dark green skin and a tender cream colored flesh that can be grown, harvested and replanted with confidence. Patriot Seeds are certified organic by California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF), of US origin and friendly to most growing regions. Packaged and stored in re-sealable triple-layered military-grade Mylar packages for a shelf life of 5 or more years. When you"re ready to declare your food independence, buy Patriot Seeds!

Organic Fordhook Summer Squash Planting Instructions:
Fordhook Summer Squash seeds prefer warm soil and full sun with partial shade. Plant 1-2 seeds in warm fertile soil after the last frost. Sow seeds 1/2" deep and 48-60" apart. Firm lightly and keep the soil evenly moist, but not saturated. Seedlings emerge in 10 to 14 days. Keep plants well-watered and weeds under control. Squash plants have both male and female flowers on the same plant. Male flowers will open first and the female flowers will open later.

Organic Squash: Summer - Fordhook Harvesting Instructions:

Fordhook Summer Squash are ready for harvest in approximately 57 days when squash are shiny and well formed. To keep summer squash producing, harvest regularly. To pick summer squash, give the fruit a gentle twist until it snaps off. Store summer squash in plastic bags in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Did You Know This About Fordhook Summer Squash?
Fordhook Summer Squash produce fruit in vigorous bushes. The large male squash blossoms are delicious battered and fried.

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