Squash, Golden Hubbard

Cucurbita maxima
$2.99 to $130.00
SKU: 0410
  • Red-orange, warted skin
  • Starchy and nutty flesh is fine-grained
  • Fruits grow to 8-12 pounds
  • Good for baking and roasting
  • Winter squash
  • 90-100 days

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(C. maxima) (aka Golden Warted Hubbard, Red Hubbard) Introduced by D. M. Ferry in 1898 but attributed to J.J. Harrison of Storrs & Harrison Co. of Painesville, Ohio. Starchy, nutty, fine-grained flesh—good for baking and roasting. Fruits are 8-12 pounds and store well. An all-time American favorite. 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.