Squash, Sibley

Cucurbita maxima
$2.99 to $76.50
SKU: 0660
  • Banana type squash
  • Hard, light blue rind
  • Thick, sweet flesh
  • Excellent keeper
  • Winter squash
  • 110 days

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(C. maxima) (aka Pike’s Peak) Introduced by Hiram Sibley & Co. of Rochester, New York in 1888. Superb banana squash with thick sweet flesh. James J. H. Gregory found it simply “magnificent.” Winner of the SSE staff taste test in 2014. Hard-rinded, inversely pear shaped, excellent keeper. 110 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.