PlantsGourds, Squashes and Pumpkins→Summer Squash-Crookneck (Cucurbita pepo 'Sundance')

Also sold as:
PSX 7771

Year Introduced: 1975
Heredity: Hybrid
History: Characteristics: F1 hybrid, yellow crookneck with full crook, medium thick neck, small blossom end scar. Similar: Goldneck.
Hybridizer or Originator: Petoseed

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 2 feet
Plant Spread: 2 feet
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Other Beneficial Insects
Resistances: Powdery Mildew
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Sow in situ
Pollinators: Bumblebees
Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


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Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on May 26, 2020 9:00 AM

Sundance is a full crookneck with pale yellow fruit on a compact vine. Good yield. I prefer Horn of Plenty in this slot, but Sundance is good.

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