Honey Boat Delicata Squash
- New for 2020
- Sweet, nutty flavor and stores well
- 90-100 days
(C. pepo) This gold-orange, green-striped delicata squash variety has an irresistibly sweet, nutty flavor, and stores well. Like all delicata squash, it can be prepared straight from harvest without curing. Vines reach up to 6,' while the fruits measure 6"-8" in length and 3" in diameter and weigh up to a pound. Bred by Dr. James Baggett at Oregon State University, ‘Honey Boat’ was introduced in 1990 and has proved popular among squash lovers in the years since. 90-100 days.
Learn to Grow Honey Boat Delicata 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.