Squash – Gem


Cucurbita pepo melopepo

(Summer Squash)

A very vigorous and productive variety with small, round tennis ball size fruit that can be eaten young or allowed to become fully mature. Fruit is green turning yellow on full maturity. A South African favourite. Can be picked around 55 days immature or 80 days for mature fruit.


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approx.  7-12 s/g.

Sow seed 3 cm deep, in groups of 3, 1 metre apart.  Thin to strongest after germination.  Sow October to December (cold), September to January (warm) and September to January in the tropics.  Expect germination in 7 days at 21 deg.C. soil temp.  Pick often for heaviest crops.

CAUTION Seed may be treated with a pre-emergence fungicide. Do not use as stock food. Only for use as SEED for SOWING.

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1 Pkt. (15 seeds)

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