Squash, Sibley

Catalog #0660

5529

(Cucurbita maxima) (aka Pike’s Peak) Obtained from an elderly woman in Van Dinam, IA who had grown it for more than 50 years in Missouri. Introduced by Hiram Sibley & Co. of Rochester, New York in 1887. Superb Banana squash with thick sweet flesh. James J. H. Gregory found it simply “magnificent.” Hard-rinded, inversely pear shaped, excellent keeper. 110 days.

DIRECT SEED
1" Deep
SEEDS TO HILL
6-8 Seeds
THIN
To 3-4 Plants
LIGHT
Full Sun

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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