Dunbar squash?

pduck42(7)January 23, 2013

Does anyone know where I can find the Dunbar squash seeds? Burpee or whomever use to have them don't sell them anymore. They were a very good, long, uniform squash and produced good yields.

What replacement squash would you suggest? It's a longer, firm and well proportioned squash. I read about early prolific, but not sure if that is a good choice.

Suggestions?? Don't like crooked necks..
Thanks,
Penny

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farmerdill

That is one I have not encountered. What type of squash are you looking for? If a yellow straightneck, the ancient Early Prolific is a very good OP. Hundreds of hybrids available. Daisey is a disease resistant example.

    Bookmark   January 23, 2013 at 3:27PM
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pduck42(7)

Thanks. I thought we use to get them from Johnny Seeds or one of the seed companies. I noticed last year they didn't have them on the market anymore.

I will give early prolific a try and look into Daisy.

Thanks,
Penny

    Bookmark   January 23, 2013 at 7:09PM
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pduck42(7)

Ooppss.. they were GOLDBAR not Dunbar!! Wish they still sold them. Anyone have any for trade??

    Bookmark   January 24, 2013 at 7:19PM
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pduck42(7)

Farmerdill.. There is a reason why you hadn't heard of the name before.. it was the wrong name! :(( They were Goldbar... Would love to find some seeds if anyone has any willing to trade. Will try early prolific in the meantime.
Thanks, Penny

    Bookmark   January 24, 2013 at 7:21PM
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farmerdill
    Bookmark   January 25, 2013 at 4:23PM
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pduck42(7)

Hi Farmerdill,

Thanks for search them for me. All three sources say out of stock. :(( I sure wish I knew they were going to be taken off the market so I could have collected some seeds. These were the best squash every!!!; (( Thanks again Farmerdill. If anyone has any saved seeds.. hold on to them and collect more seeds because they're golden!!! Penny

    Bookmark   January 25, 2013 at 4:32PM
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farmerdill

Goldbar is an old Peto hybrid. Seminis has apparently dropped it. If you can't find it in a reasonable time frame try Daisy.

    Bookmark   January 25, 2013 at 8:08PM
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