Galeux d'Eysines Squash

Cucurbita maxima | SKU: 0973 P25
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Squash, Galeux d'Eysines - SOLD OUT

  • Fruits grow to 10-20 pounds
  • Harvest when slightly immature to avoid cracking
  • Eaten in stews and soups or used as decoration
  • Winter squash
  • 90 days

Squash, Galeux d'Eysines - SOLD OUT

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(C. maxima) (aka Galeuse d’Eysines, Courge Brodée Galeuse) A French historic variety squash from the Bordeaux region; noted in Vilmorin’s Les Plantes Potageres (1883). Seed carried by La Ferme de Ste. Marthe and collected by SSE member Amy Goldman at the 1996 Tranzault Pumpkin Festival. Attains weight of 10-20 pounds. Best used for beautiful table centerpieces or eaten in stews and soups. Harvest squashes when slightly immature as they tend to crack. 90 days.

Learn to Grow Galeux d'Eysines 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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Did great in the PNW


Very pleased with the growth and flavor of these!

Northern success


Grew very nicely in northern Wisconsin. Very nice in soups.