Long Island Cheese Squash

Cucurbita moschata | SKU: 1050A
$3.25 to $58.00
  • Organic
  • Sweet, deep orange flesh
  • Flattened, ribbed, buff-colored fruits grow to 6-12 pounds
  • Good keeper
  • Winter squash
  • 90-100 days
$3.25 to $58.00

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(C. moschata) East Coast historic variety long remembered as a great pie squash by people in New York and New Jersey. Mentioned as early as 1806 by Bernard McMahon of Philadelphia. Named for its resemblance to a wheel of cheese. Flattened, ribbed, buff-colored pumpkins average 6-12 pounds. Sweet deep orange flesh. Good keeper. 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.