Squash Facts

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Squash Facts


Availability: August through mid October (summer squash) October through November (winter squash)

Days to Maturity: 50-60 days for summer squash 85-100 days for winter squash

Approximate Yield/10 feed of row:15 pounds for summer squash 10 pounds for winter squash

Per Person Requirements: Fresh: 2-3 hills for summer squash 1-3 hills for winter squash Preservation: 2-3 hills for summer squash 1-3 hills for winter squash

Weights: Summer Squash 1 pound = 2 cups 1 lug = 25 pounds = 20-25 pints frozen = 8 quarts canned 1 bushel = 40 pounds = 32-40 pints frozen = 13 quarts canned 1-1 1/4 pound fresh = 1 pint frozen 3 pounds fresh = 1 quart canned

Winter Squash 1 pound = 1 1/3 cup, cooked 1 1/2 pound fresh = 1 pint frozen, approximate 2 1/2-3 pounds fresh = 1 quart canned, approximate

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