Dostal Cucumber Squash

Cucurbita pepo | SKU: 0028A
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$3.25 to $76.50
  • Organic
  • Sweet flavor with buttery smooth texture
  • 90 days

$3.25 to $76.50

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Item Details

(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.

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Yummy and versatile

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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.