Excellent yields of high quality squash can be achieved in most years using even basic production practices. Production aids like transplants, mulches and crop covers will increase yields and promote earliness of most types of squash.
- Celebration (SW, RUPP, ST)
- Cream of the Crop (RO, ST) – this late maturing variety produces excellent yields of high quality, dense fruit. Stems tend to break off.
- Early Acorn (BP)
- Festival (WCS)
- Harliquin (RUPP)
- Heart of Gold (VE, SW)
- Table Ace (HM, J, SEM, WDM) – this early maturing variety produces excellent yields of high quality, dense fruit.
- Table Star (RUPP)
- Table Queen (EFG, WDM, SW)
- Ambercup (VE) – consistently produces high yields of high quality, bright orange fruit.
- Autumn Cup (SW)
- Black Forest (J)
- Burgess Buttercup (WDM, SW)
- Buttercup (EFG, LIN) – produces large numbers of relatively small but dense fruit with thick walls.
- Eastern Rise (KY)
- Fairy (KY)
- Gold Nugget (WCS)
- Orange Dawn (SBD, HSC)
- Phoenix (KY)
- Sunshine (J, SW)
- Super Delight (ST)
- Sweet Mama (ST, SW)
- Sweet Meat (BG, BCH)
- Delicata (J)
- Sugar Loaf (BUR, SW) – good yields of medium size fruit.
- Sweet Dumpling (J, SW)
- Sweet Lightning (RUPP)
- Small Wonder (WCS, HOLL, HA) – this late season variety produces excellent yields of relatively small but high quality fruit.
- Spaghetti (J)
- Stripetti (ST, NOR) – exceptional yields of very large, dense fruit.
- Vegetable Spaghetti (LIN, ST)
- Avalon Hybrid (HA) – Good yields of early maturing large fruit with dark orange flesh
- Betternut (SIE, RUPP) – Good yields of long thin fruit
- Burpee’s Butterbush (BP)
- Casius (SIE) – Excellent yield of long irregular shaped fruit
- Early Butternut (LIN, WG) – Excellent yields of relatively small sized, but high quality, square-shaped fruit.
- Maxim (SW) – Huge yield of very large fruit
- Polaris (SAK) – Excellent yield but late maturing
- Tiana (HMO) – Early maturing. Excellent yields and very uniform size and shape
- Ultra Butternut (ST) – good yields of medium density, interesting shaped fruit
Visit the 2011 Vegetable Cultivar and Cultural Trials for the most current hubbard squash trials.
Visit the 1996 Vegetable Cultivar and Cultural Trials for the most current ornamental & scallop squash trials.