(Cucurbita maxima) (aka Courge Châtaigne) A small winter squash from
France, inversely pear-shaped, with a flavor like
chestnuts. The name is derived from the French:
potiron (pumpkin) and marron (chestnut). Superb
table quality in a small (3-4 pounds) manageable
size. 85-95 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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