Squash, Musquee de Provence

Cucurbita moschata
$2.99 to $7.50
SKU: 1309
  • Fruits grow up to 20 pounds
  • Deep orange flesh is dense and flavorful
  • Does not tolerate cold
  • Winter squash for storage
  • 110 days
$2.99 to $7.50

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(C. moschata) (aka Potiron Bronze de Montlhéry) An historic cheese pumpkin from the South of France, available in the U.S. as early as 1895 from Vaughan's Seed Store in Chicago. Gorgeous squashes, up to 20 pounds in weight, look like wheels of cheese, and ripen from green to burnt sienna. Deep orange flesh is dense and of superb table quality. Very long shelf life. Intolerant of cold. 110 days.

Learn to Grow it

Direct Seed: 1" Deep

Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds

Thin: To 3-4 Plants

Light: Full Sun



Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed. Hills should be spaced 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 3 weeks before transplanting out.