Squash, Queensland Blue

Cucurbita maxima
$2.99 to $36.00
SKU: 0877
  • Dark blue-green ribbed rind
  • Bright orange, sugary and meaty flesh
  • Foliage is gray-green
  • Winter squash for storage
  • 110-120 days

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(C. maxima) An “Australian Blue” squash directly imported into the United States in 1932 from Arthur Yates and Company of Sydney. Dark blue-green ribbed rind with flesh that is meaty, sugary, brilliant orange, and abundant. Striking gray foliage. Late to mature, long shelf life. 110-120 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.