What are the most disease resistant Summer squash?

wertach zone 7-B SCDecember 28, 2011

I love crookneck yellow and zucchini but borers and disease wipe them out pretty quick every summer. I need something that tastes the same without having to spray constantly.

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I found a thread dealing with this topic. Perhaps you will find just the right variety among those discussed. Tromboncino is a c. moschata and hence resistant to borers.

Tahlequah, OK

Here is a link that might be useful: Seed Savers discussion on summer squash

    Bookmark   December 30, 2011 at 7:53AM
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wertach zone 7-B SC

Good link, Thanks!

    Bookmark   December 30, 2011 at 1:27PM
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