Squash Seeds. Romanesco Type Zucchini Highly productive and quite flavorful! Fruits have such a sweet, nutty flavor that we might just as well have called them “Peanut Butter.”. A Burpee-bred classic introduced in 1890: great for eating fresh or for baking. Very popular early yellow straightneck.
Fertilizing your squash as they grow will ensure a healthy, large harvest. Sow summer squash seeds ½ inch (1.25cm) deep, and sow winter squash seeds 1 inch (2.5cm) deep. If you are planting in rows, seeds should be spaced 4 to 6 inches (10 to 15cm). Rows should be 4 to 6 feet (1 to 1.85 meters) apart.
The seeds might stick to the towel a bit. Oil and salt the seeds: Place the seeds on a baking tray and drizzle with a small amount of oil, approximately 1 teaspoon for 3/4 cup of seeds. Add a pinch or two of salt. Toss and bake the seeds: Toss the seeds until they are evenly coated with oil and salt.
This year I decided to try to trellis these Butternut Squash, and that went fantastic. We got about 25 – 30 squash from about 8 germinated seeds. The biggest was a 5 pounder and many others were big as well.