Squash, Strawberry Crown

Cucurbita maxima
$2.99 to $45.00
SKU: 1529A
  • Organic
  • Brown, bicolor skin
  • Flattened fruits grow to 6 pounds
  • Winter squash
  • 90 days

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(C. maxima) Mary Schultz of Monroe, Washington found this variety in Brazil in the late 1980s. She gave it to Glenn Drowns who introduced it to SSE in 1991. Beautiful brown bicolor squash with a blush of salmon at the crown. Fruits average 6 pounds. 90 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.