Squash, Anna Swartz Hubbard

Cucurbita maxima
$2.99 to $10.00
SKU: 0241
  • High quality flesh is similar in flavor and color to a sweet potato
  • Fruits weigh 5-8 pounds
  • Extremely hard shell and excellent storage ability
  • 90-100 days
$2.99 to $10.00

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(C. maxima) Given to SSE by Anna Swartz of Pennsylvania who originally received it 40 years earlier 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 with similar flavor. Fruits weigh 5-8 pounds. 90-100 days.

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.