Dostal Cucumber Squash
- Sweet flavor with buttery smooth texture
- 90 days
(C. pepo) Donated to SSE by Arthur Dostal. A variety grown by his parents, Lewis and Mary Dostal of Tama Co., Iowa, who reportedly received it from family friends. Begins as cream-white and green, maturing to dark green. Sweet flavor with buttery smooth texture when grown as a winter squash, but also delicious as a summer squash. 90 days.
Learn to Grow Dostal Cucumber Squash
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.
Ratings & Reviews
Yummy and versatile
The best versatile squash! We love it cubed and roasted. Better than sweet potato fries. Excellent in frittatas. Stores well. Turns orange in storage. I’m planting a larger crop this year. My husband who hates all squash is amazed he loves it.