Bright orange-red skin and thick, sweet, nutty flesh that's smooth and stringless no matter how you prepare it!
Bright orange-red skin and thick, sweet, nutty flesh that's smooth and stringless no matter how you prepare it! Produces 1.5-2 kg (3-4.4 lb.) oblated (slightly flattened) fruits on vigorous, compact vines. Stores well.
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How To Grow
10-12 seeds/gram Squash are a hot weather crop. They need full sun and deep, rich, well drained, organic soil with a pH of 5.5 to 6.5. Before planting, work in lots of compost. Directly plant seed outdoors from late May to mid June 2.5 cm (1") deep in hills 2.4 m (8') apart with 4-6 seeds per hill. After germination, thin to 3 plants per hill. Seed can be started indoors 3 weeks before the plant out date. Squash do not transplant well--use paper or fibre pots that can be set directly in the soil. Protect mature squash from frost and cold temperatures.