Sweet Fall Squash

Cucurbita maxima | SKU: 1619
$3.25 to $76.50
  • Hubbard type squash
  • Fruits average 4 pounds
  • Teardrop shape
  • Salmon and blue-green skin
  • Sweet, unique flavor
  • 100 days
$3.25 to $76.50

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(C. maxima) Donated to SSE in 1998 by Ortha and Wallace Broeker of Nebraska. Wallace remembers his uncle Rob growing this variety back in the 1930s. This Hubbard type squash has teardrop-shaped fruit and attractive salmon and blue-green skin. Fruits average 4 lbs. and are very sweet, with a unique flavor. 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.