(Cucurbita maxima) Family heirloom given to Anna Swartz by a friend in
the 1950s; introduced commercially by SSE in 1999.
Anna loved this variety because of its extremely hard
shell and excellent storage ability. High quality flesh
is the color of a sweet potato and has similar flavor.
Fruits weigh 5-8 pounds. 90-100 days.
SEEDS TO HILL
To 3-4 Plants
Green Thumb Tip 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.
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