Crookneck Squash, Summer Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Pic-N-Pic'

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: pepo (PEP-oh) (Info)
Cultivar: Pic-N-Pic
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Type:

Crookneck (summer)

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Days to Maturity:

51 to 60 days

Mature Skin Color:

Yellow

Size:

Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)

Habit:

Bush

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Hybrid

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Augusta, Georgia

Creedmoor, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jan 28, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 1985 introduction from Burpee. (50 day) A golden yellow hybrid crookneck. Grows well, very productive, early just a day or so behind Sunglo. Both the fruits and the plants are smaller than most crooknecks. I prefer larger cultivars but this one really kicks out the fruit and would be ideal for anyone worried about space.