Cashflow Zucchini (F1 Hybrid 47 Days)
The name says it all – for eastern growers the Cashflow Zucchini is money in the bank. High yields of middling green, cylindrical fruits display a few yellowish flecks. The eight-inch squash are delicious. Plants are upright and open for ease of harvest. So why not take the advice of market growers on this one and get bushels of zucchini from a few hills. Resistance to zucchini yellow mosaic virus.
Germination: 4-10 days
Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-85ºF
Seed Sowing Depth: 1/2-1" deep
Sowing Indoors: 3-4 weeks before the last frost. Provide 70-85ºF soil temperature. Sow 2-3 seeds per cell/pot. Sowing into individual biodegradable peat/cow pots reduces root damage when transplanting. Transplant 36-48" apart after the last frost.
Sowing Outdoors: Sow after the last frost when the soil temperature is over 70ºF. Sow a few seeds every 36-48".
Harvest: Check and harvest a few times a week. Cut or kindly twist off fruit, starting at a 3-4”.
Tips: Plant Cashflow Zucchini in fertile soil, amended with compost or well-rotted manure, and keep well watered. They benefit from growing on black plastic and by using row covers for weed, insect control, and more rapid growth.