Turk's Turban Squash

Cucurbita maxima | SKU: 0413
$3.25 to $76.50
  • Bright orange skin streaked with green
  • Turban shaped fruits grow up to 12 inches and 5 pounds
  • Mildly sweet flesh
  • Winter squash
  • 80-100 days
$3.25 to $76.50

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(C. maxima) (aka French Turban, Turk’s Cap) Predates the 1820s; may be the ancestral form of American Turban. Distinctive turban-shaped fruits grow up to 12" in diameter and weigh an average of 5 pounds. Beautiful bright orange skin streaked with light and dark olive green. Great decorative squash for fall displays. Thick flesh is mildly sweet. 80-100 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.