Permaculture companion plants for Squash

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Corn Corn
True
Fast
Moist
Full sun
2-11
Maize, Corn, Abado, Able, Aburow, Agbado, Awasi, Awi, Bara-jowar, Bhutta, Blefo, Bli, Buta, Chujak, Goinjol, Gomdhan, Igbado, Jagung, Janar, Jonar, Junri, Kaaba, Keto, Kolkoti, Kon, Kono, Kukri, Maka, Makai, Makka jonnalu, Makka-cholam, Makka, Makkai, Makkari, Makoi, Masara agwado, Massara, Mekkejola, Milho, Mokka-janna, Musukojola, Naham, Nyo, Oka, Oksusu, Shaa, Sil ni vavalagi, Ta-mank, Yu shu shu, Ai, Amylum maydis, Awási, Aya, Corn oi, 6 corn oil (unhydrogenated), Corn silk, Corn starch, Corn syrup solids, Corn|iringu, Dent corn, Dura shami, Field corn, Flint corn, Gangnaengi, Granoturco, Indian corn, Maidis stigma, Mais, Maiz, Aceite, Maize oil, Refined, Maize starch, Majs, Maydis amylum, Maydis oleum raffinatum, Maydis stigma, Maíz, Aceite refinado, Maîs, Maïs, Ogsusu, Oleum maydis, Pelos de elafe, Pod corn, Popcorn, Refined maize oil, Risoy genime sami, Stigmata maidis, Styli cum stigmatis zeae maydis, Sweet corn, Topical starch, To-morokoshi, Yu mi shu, Yu mi xu, Zein, Zorrat
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Poaceae or gramineae
2
Mais
Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/maize
Pollen, Seed, Stem
Oil
Annual
Https://pfaf.org/user/plant.aspx?latinname=zea mays
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Marjoram Marjoram
Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/marjoram
True
Dry, Moist
Full sun, Partial sun/shade
6-9
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Lamiaceae or labiatae
0.6
Majoran
Herbs
Leaves
Perennial
Https://pfaf.org/user/plant.aspx?latinname=origanum majorana
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Borage Borage
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borage
Medium
Dry, Moist
Full sun, Partial sun/shade
6-9
Common borage, Cool-tankard, Tailwort, Starflower
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Boraginaceae
0.6
Borretsch
60cm
5-15 days
At last frost
21°c (70°f)
Oil
Flowers, Leaves
Annual
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Borago officinalis
Seed - direct sow
#### Propagation Direct sow early spring when temperatures reach 21°C (70°F). Best sown directly, as borage develops a delicate taproot. #### Links [Borage @ West Coast Seeds](https://www.westcoastseeds.com/products/borage) Show

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Maximilian Sunflower Maximilian Sunflower
Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/helianthus_maximiliani
True
Medium
Moist
Full sun
4-10
Maximillian daisy
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Asteraceae or compositae
2.4
Root
Perennial
#### Links [Maximilian Sunflower @ Plants For A Future](https://pfaf.org/user/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Helianthus maximilianii) Show

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Common Sunflower Common Sunflower
Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/helianthus_annuus
True
Fast
Dry, Moist
Full sun, Partial sun/shade
6-9
Common sunflower
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Asteraceae or compositae
3.0
Flowers, Seed, Stem
Oil
Weed potential
Annual
Https://pfaf.org/user/plant.aspx?latinname=helianthus annuus
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Tansy Tansy
Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/tansy
True
Fast
Dry, Moist
Full sun
3-8
Common tansy, Golden buttons, Curly leaf tansy
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Asteraceae or compositae
1.0
Rainfarn
Herbs
Flowers, Leaves
Weed potential
Perennial
Https://pfaf.org/user/plant.aspx?latinname=tanacetum vulgare
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Okra Okra
Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/okra
True
Moist
Full sun
5-11
A-koto, Angu, Apala, Asowntem, Bakhua-mun, Bamia, Bandakka, Bendi, Bhindee, Bhindi, Binda, Bindi, Bondo, Cantarela, Derere rechipudzi, Derere, Dheras, Dherosh, Enmomi, Fetri, Gombaut, Gombo, Gumbo, Guro, Gusha, Hakuyot, Idelele, Ikhievbo, Ilasha, Ilo, Ka fei huang kui, Kacang bendi, Kaganh lender, Kandia, Kandjie, Kopi arab, Krachiap-mon, Kubewa, Lafeu, Lieka, Loka, Maana, Ma-lontho, Mesta, Muomi, Miagorro, Nathando, Nkruma, Obori, Ochro, Okworu, Okwulu, Otigo-iwoka, Pahari bendi, Pingpesi, Poot barang, Pui, Quiabo, Quimbambo, Saluyot a bunga, Sayur bendi, Taku, Uisul hme, Vandakai, Vandikkai, Vendal, Wayika, You-padi
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Malvaceae
1.0
Herbs
Fruit, Leaves, Root, Seed
Oil
Weed potential
Annual, Perennial
Https://pfaf.org/user/plant.aspx?latinname=abelmoschus esculentus
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Common bean Common bean
2-11
Annual
Full sun
Moist
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
2.0
Vines
N-fixer
True
Leaves, Seed, Seedpod
Seed - transplant, Seed - direct sow
1 week after last frost, 12-14 weeks before first frost
2-4 weeks before last frost
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phaseolus_vulgaris
Pole bean, Climbing bean, French bean, Bush bean, Dwarf bean, Kidney bean
Fabaceae, Leguminosae
Stangenbohne
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Phaseolus vulgaris
16-18°c (70-80°f)
6.0-6.8
Kentucky wonder, Blue lake, Great northern white, Vermont cranberry, Jacob’s cattle
2.5cm
16cm
4-10 days
45-85
Fast
This entry describes all varieties of the common bean. This includes vining and bush/darf varities. The common bean is an annual plant and includes a lot of varieties with a different names depending on their style of growths (see alternate names). These include the kidney bean, the navy bean, the pinto bean, the french bean and the wax bean ### Links [Beans Seed Starting Tips @ Harvest to Table](https://harvesttotable.com/beans-seed-starting-tips/) ### Propagation - direct sow Direct-sow beans in spring after all danger of frost has passed and soil is at least 16°C (60°F). In warm-winter regions, sow beans in late summer for harvest in winter. Time sowing so that beans come to harvest before the first frost. Show

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Runner Bean Runner Bean
Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/phaseolus_coccineus
True
Fast
Moist
Full sun
1-12
Scarlet runner, Scarlet runner bean, Scarlet conqueror, Fire bean, Mammoth, Red giant phaseolus coccineus ssppolyanthus (cache bean)
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Fabaceae or leguminosae
3.0
Flowers, Leaves, Root, Seed, Seedpod
Annual, Perennial
Https://pfaf.org/user/plant.aspx?latinname=phaseolus coccineus
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Broad Bean Broad Bean
Leaves, Seed
4-8
Annual
Full sun, Partial sun/shade
Moist
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Seed - direct sow, Seed - transplant
6 weeks after sowing them in pots
6 weeks after sowing them in pots
1.0
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vicia_faba
Fast
Fava bean, Faba bean, Broad bean, Or faba bean varieties with smaller, Harder seeds that are fed to horses or other animals are called field bean, Tic bean or tick bean horse bean
Fabaceae or leguminosae
Ackerbohne
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Vicia faba major
20cm
Feb-april; oct-nov
21 days
Sow in deep pots in cool, Frost-free place
6.0-6.8
Nitrogen-fixer
Easy-to-grow, cool-season crop whose green pods, or white or green beans make a great ingredient for soups, stews and salads. Grows best in temperatures ranging from 60° to 65°F (15-18°C) but will tolerate a range from 40°F (4.4°C) - 75°F (24°C). Can be grown in containers but need a lot of space. After harvest they can be frozen, canned or dried for storage. Show

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Radish Radish
Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/radish
True
Fast
Moist
Full sun, Partial sun/shade
2-11
Cultivated radish
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Brassicaceae or cruciferae
0.5
Rettich
Roots
Flowers, Leaves, Root, Seed, Seedpod
Oil
Weed potential
Annual
Https://pfaf.org/user/plant.aspx?latinname=raphanus sativus
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Pot marigold Pot marigold
2-11
Annual
Full sun, Partial sun/shade
Moist
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
0.6
Repels nematodes
Flowers, Leaves, Seed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calendula_officinalis
Medium
Calendula, Common marigold, Scotch marigold, Ruddles
Asteraceae or compositae
Ringelblume
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Calendula officinalis
21°c (70°f)
6-14 days
5.5-7.0
15cm
60
A flowering plant of the daisy family Asteraceae, the marigold is probably native to southern Europe, however, its long cultivation history makes its precise origin unknown. Marigolds can range in colour from white through yellow and orange to red and even pink. ### Propagation - Direct sow Direct sow in spring when light frost is still possible. Can be sown until early summer for fall blooms. ### Propagation - Transplant Sow indoors in late winter, transplant outside when risk of heavy frost has passed. #### Links [Calendula @ West Coast Seeds](https://www.westcoastseeds.com/products/zeolights-organic) Show

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Buckwheat Buckwheat
Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/buckwheat
True
Fast
Dry, Moist
Full sun
6-12
Brank, Buchweizen, Chutia lofa, Daran, Dayat, Dhemsi sak, Doron, Fagopiro, Grano saraceno, Kotu, Kyoubaku, Memil, Notch-seeded buckwheat, Obul, Oogal, Phaphar, Phaphara, Phaphra, Qiao mai, Saracen, Sarrasin, Soba, Tian qiao mai, Titaphapur, Trigo-sarraceno, Alforfón, Blé noir, Bouquette, Bovete, Buchweizen, Buckwheat, Buckwheat herb, Common buckwheat, Echter buchweizen, Faggina, Fagopiro, Fagopyri herba, Fagopyrum, Fagopyrum esculentum, Grano saraceno, Grano saroceno, Grano sarraceno, Grano turco, Grecicha kul'turnaja, Grecicha posevnaja, Heidekorn, Japanese buckwheat, Memil, Qiao mai, Renouée, Sa, Sarasin, Sarrasin, Serrasin
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Polygonaceae
1.5
Echter buchweizen
Leaves, Seed
Annual
Https://pfaf.org/user/plant.aspx?latinname=fagopyrum esculentum
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