Starship

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A quality scallop squash that consistently maintained its shape and glossy dark green color through multiple harvests without rounding. A vigorous bush plant.

V42135 : Starship
Treatment * Pkg Size ** Price
FarMore F300 100 seeds $8.10
FarMore F300 250 seeds $13.45
FarMore F300 1M seeds $38.30
FarMore F300 3M seeds $99.90
FarMore F300 5M seeds $166.50
* M = 1,000
** US prices shown in USD
Attributes
Item Number
V42135
Maturity (days)
45
Length (inches)
3 - 4
Diameter (inches)
2
Color
Medium Dark Green
Squash Type
Scallop
Fruit Shape
Dish
Hybrid  
Yes
Treatment
Standard Treatment
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”.

Planting Guidelines - Squash Summer
Approximate Seeds per Pound:
2,500 - 6,000
Seeding Rate per Acre by Weight:
1.7 - 1.8 lbs
Seeding Rate per Acre in M (1,000):
4.6 - 10.1 M
Seeding Rate Seeds per 1,000 foot of Row:
500 - 667
Seed or Plant Spacing In Row:
18 - 24"
Seed or Plant Spacing Between Rows:
36 - 60"
Seed or Plant Spacing Depth:
.5 - .75"
Recommended Soil Temperature:
70 - 80°F
Days to Germination:
7 - 10
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.