Guatemalan Blue Squash

Cucurbita maxima | SKU: 1219A
$3.25 to $73.00
  • Organic
  • Dark blue-grey with light stripes
  • Fruits grow up to 20 inches long and 5 pounds
  • Thick, firm golden yellow flesh
  • Winter squash
  • 90-95 days
$3.25 to $73.00

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(C. maxima) Belongs to the Banana group of squashes, noted for their fine table quality. This selection is dark “blue” with light stripes; golden-yellow flesh is thick and firm. Fruits range up to 20 inches in length and average 5 pounds. We like to keep this one in the refrigerator after the initial cutting and continue to slice off small rings that can be either baked or roasted. 90-95 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.