Heritage Squash Early Summer Crookneck (Net Wt. 3.2g.) – Matures in 45 days. The standard variety for many years. Summer Crookneck has been improved to have a smoother, less warted skin and more compact bush type plant. This variety is very popular, easy to grow and fast maturing. Many gardeners feel that this variety is more flavorful than the straight-neck types. Delicious baked, fried, steamed, boiled or served raw. Squash freezes well.