Squash, Marina di Chioggia

Cucurbita maxima
$2.99
SKU: 1308 P25
  • Bumpy, turban shaped fruits grow to 10-12 pounds
  • Sweet, dry flesh
  • Highly productive and good keeper
  • Flavor improves in storage
  • Winter squash
  • 95-100 days

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(C. maxima) Beautiful Italian winter squash named for the fishing port near Venice. Large grey-green bumpy turbans average 10-12 pounds. Sweet dry flesh, excellent in soups and pastas. Good keeper, flavor improves with storage. Consistently a heavy producer. 95-100 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.