Summer Squash (Cucurbita pepo)

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Summer Squash, scientifically known as Cucurbita pepo, a versatile and delicious vegetable that will add a taste of summer to your garden and kitchen. Also With its tender, edible skin and creamy flesh, this squash exudes a sense of freshness and flavor. So Growing up to various sizes and shapes depending on the cultivar, it forms a bountiful harvest of summer squash, perfect for sautéing, grilling, and adding to salads.

Summer Squash is a favorite among pollinators, attracting bees and other beneficial insects with its bright yellow flowers. Ideal for vegetable gardens, raised beds, and containers, this low-maintenance plant thrives in well-drained soil and full sun.

Embrace the goodness of Summer Squash and savor the delights of seasonal produce straight from your garden, while supporting the well-being of pollinators in your garden ecosystem.

Fun Facts:

  • Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo
  • Height: 2-3 ft
  • Life Cycle: Herb - Perennial
  • Color: Green
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Hardiness Zones: 4-12

More importantly here is what you get!

At Finding Nectar, you can purchase Summer Squash (Cucurbita pepo) in a 4 inch pot, grown from seed, without the use of systemic pesticides, and are nurtured in living soil. We prioritize the root health of our flowers rather than forcing them to bloom, giving them the best chance to flourish in your yard within the first year.

Here is why it's important

At Finding Nectar in Arvada, Colorado, we highly value pollinators' vital role in ecosystems and food supply. Therefore, we thoughtfully select plants, like the Summer Squash (Cucurbita pepo), to support them.

These nectar-rich and pollen-filled plants nourish bees, butterflies, and more. Also using our pollinator-friendly species, you actively preserve essential beings and create a thriving garden. Moreover, as a dedicated nursery serving the Front Range, you can shop worry-free about climate suitability.

Join us in creating a sustainable environment for both plants and pollinators! So, choose Finding Nectar for a greener future. Act now and make a difference with Finding Nectar!