Squash Early White Bush Scallop is one of the best white summer squashes. The bush-type plants produce tender fruits that are best when 4 to 6 inches in diameter. These deliciously mild fruits are low in calories and a good source of vitamin A.
Flavor: Mild, sweet flavor and a firm, tender texture Preparation Ideas: Slice and sautee for a delicious treat Plant Type: Vegetable Fill Weight (grams): 3 Grows Best In Full Sun Days to Germination: 7-10 Days Days to Maturity: 50 Days Growth Type: Summer Planting Depth: 1" Seed Spacing: 3'/4' Best Container Size: 12"+
Instructions: After all danger of frost, in a sunny location, sow 5 seeds spaced evenly over a hill 9 to 12 inches tall and 2 feet across. When the plants are 3 inches tall, thin by cutting all but the 3 strongest seedlings per hill. To avoid weeding, mulch heavily around plants and in the rows.
Suggestions: Pick summer squash early and often. Not picking will stop the production of the plants. Ready to harvest just after blossom falls from fruit and fruit can be easily dented with a thumbnail.