Squash Plants

How to Harvest Yellow Squash

Anonymous added on June 3, 2015 | Answered

Do I snap or pinch the squash off? Or should I cut? If I cut, how much of stem do I cut off? Also, if I cut, will a new one grow? Thank you.

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Answered on June 4, 2015

Here is an article about harvesting squash: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/when-to-harvest-squash-best-time-to-pick-winter-or-summer-squash.htm

Once ripe, the squash should be easily pulled from the vine. However, many people prefer to cut them from the vine, leaving about an inch or two of stem.

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