Boston Marrow Squash

Cucurbita maxima | SKU: 1433
$3.25 to $76.50
  • Bright red-orange skin
  • Fruits grow to 10-20 pounds
  • Thick, flaky and fiber-free flesh
  • Winter squash
  • 90-110 days
$3.25 to $76.50

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(C. maxima) (aka Autumnal Marrow) Once the standard early squash, available in the U.S. since at least the 1830s. Excellent table quality: flesh is thick, flaky, and free from fiber. Striking red-orange skin, average fruits weigh 10-20 pounds. 90-110 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.