Naples Long Squash Seeds (Aimers International) 2960 NEW for 2019! Variety originated in Italy. Very large, oblong, butternut shaped fruit. Sweet tasting bright orange flesh has an incredibly rich texture. Fruit can weigh up to 20 kg (44 lb) or more. Deep green skin turns a tan colour during storage.
How to Grow
Sow direct in a sunny site in late spring after soil has reached at least 20°C (70°F). Can be started indoors in paper or fibre pots 3 weeks early.
Planting Depth: 2.5 cm (1”). Seeds Per Hill: 6. Thin to: 4 plants/hill. Hill Spacing: 2 m (6-6”).
COMMENTS: Keep soil evenly moist. Harvest after vine dies or after rind hardens and dulls in colour. Gather before frost leaving part of the stem attached.