Golden Hubbard Squash

Cucurbita maxima | SKU: 0410
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$3.75 to $12.08
  • 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

$3.75 to $12.08

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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.

Learn to Grow Golden Hubbard 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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So delicious!!


This squash has the most fantastic flavor of any squash I have ever tasted. And, as a serious bonus, it is easy to peel/cut, unlike its butternut cousin. We did a shoddy job of starting these indoors last season so most of the plants succumbed to mildew before we could get them transplanted outside but the few that survived yielded my new favorite vegetable. We saved seeds from those plants and have direct seeded those into our garden this year. Fingers crossed for a bumper crop!!