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Blonde Beauty

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Spineless petioles provide less painful picking on this hybrid from the Slickpik series. Standard commercial shape with an open plant makes a desirable package all around!

Attributes
Item Number
V42018
Maturity (days)
40
Length (inches)
5 - 7
Color
Glossy Yellow
Fruit Shape
Tapered
Squash Type
Straightneck
Hybrid  
Yes
Treatment   
FarMore FI400
Rupp Variety  
Yes
Canada
Yes

Growing Tips

Herbicide Caution

Some pre-emergence herbicides can and will cause distortions in squash and pumpkins, especially the species with the corky stems. It also has been noticed in hardstem varieties. These distortions may show up in both color or shape.

Planting

Direct seed into field. Plant ½” - ¾” deep. Row spacing should range from 36” - 60” apart. In row spacing ranges from 18” - 24”.

Management

Scout fields every 7 days. Inspect for weeds, insect, and disease infestation.

Harvest

Harvest every other day. Fruit should be 7 - 8” in length and 1 - 2½” in diameter. Another way to determine harvestablity is to harvest when blossom has wilted.

Storage

Store at 40 - 50ºF and at 95% humidity.