Growing Squash, also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash

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07 Mar 23 Amanda (USA - Zone 6a climate)
Which squash varities can trellis? Some say trellis summer because winter is too heavy. Some say you cant trellis summer squash because its a bush plant and only winter squash will vine/trellis. Please help.
13 Jul 23 Kathryn (USA - Zone 9b climate)
Some varieties of both winter and summer squash trellis while others do not. You just need to pick a small, vining variety. I too have heard that it's not worth trellising any type of summer squash because the vines are not so long that you save much space... so here I am with Pattypan dancing circles around their 8ft bed. Next year they're going on a trellis. For winters, focus more on size; I've seen pictures of Kabocha on a good, strong trellis but not sure which varieties like your cooler climate.
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