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Vining Yellow Crookneck squash

 
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In my latest update on the vining yellow crookneck squash, it looks like I may not get more than one fruit from the squash this year. I'm hoping the other participants in this project are getting better results than mine.
https://www.bitchute.com/video/uLIRnysLbc8U/
 
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I briefly go over the state of my vining yellow squash plants on my latest garden update on Bitchute at around the 13:00 minute mark. Although I was finally able to get a second yellow squash fruit pollinated, I'm not entirely confident that the second fruit will mature in time before the first frost.
https://www.bitchute.com/video/cXd6AuEPQOCJ/
 
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I harvested all the squash that looked close to seed ripe of the Lofthouse Crookneck Landrace.

Then I put a sprinkler on it and the patch is one of the few things that survived that early first frost.

There is one off type, looks straightneck and a bit larger diameter like a zuchhini. Semi vining. Interested Ryan? It didn't make it into the first batch, but now that the patch survived I think it may make it.

Everything was looking bush till the end now a few are starting to look a little vine-ish.
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Off type of interest?
Off type of interest?
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Ripe seed squash
Ripe seed squash
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Frost harvest
Frost harvest
 
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I had a single male flower blooming yesterday. I think I see additional teensy buds forming. The vine is now 8 feet long.

First average frost is Oct 15. There is still hope.
 
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Here is my latest update on the vining yellow squash. It looks like I'm only getting one seed fruit this year. That shouldn't be a problem since I have several other seeds from Esoteric Agriculture to grow out next year.
https://www.bitchute.com/video/HKnxelyPJg0b/
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Ripening seed squash
Ripening seed squash
 
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Here is my current status on my growout of vining yellow squash for 2020. I was able to get 60 viable seeds from the one squash fruit I was able to get to mature, but I found two squash vine borers in the squash while I was extracting the seeds. I'm hoping to grow some of my seeds from 2019 next year as well as more of the seeds I got from Esoteric Agriculture.

https://www.bitchute.com/video/NZaZRUhgnOSz/
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I'm sad to say that my vine died before setting any fruit.
 
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