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Photo courtesy of Johnny's Selected Seeds.

Cucurbita pepo 'Sunburst'

Winter Squash
  • Squash 'Sunburst' is a patty-pan squash in the One Earth Edibles program.
  • Squash 'Sunburst' is appropriately named after its bright yellow, teacup shaped fruit.
  • A vigorous grower, Squash 'Sunburst' is a high yielding variety that can be harvested with the bloom still attached or when fully formed.

Interesting Notes:

Squash 'Sunburst' was an All American Selections winner in 1985.


  • Culinary
  • Border or Bed

Combo Usage:

  • Spiller (edges, cascade)


  • One Earth Edibles


  • Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer(Flowering)

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer(Foliage)
  • Spring(Foliage)
  • Fall(Foliage)

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2