Scientific Name : Cucurbita moschata
Common Name : Winter Squash
Blooming Season : Summer
Plant Habit : Spreading
Spacing : 26 - 36" (66 - 91cm)
Height : 8 - 12" (20 - 30cm)
Width : 96 - 132" (244 - 335cm)
Exposure : Sun
Grower Information :
Seed supplied as: Organic, Raw.
Class : Winter Squash
Type : Specialty Round
Habit : Medium Vine
Exterior Colour : Dark tan
Fruit Size : 5-7 in./13-18 cm long x 5-6 in./13-15 cm wide
Disease Resistance : IR: PM
Days to maturity from direct seed : 100-105
Production Method : Field
- Uniquely ribbed, round fruit ripens to dark tan with a frosted overlay.
- Fruit is similar in taste to a butternut squash, with superior quality, rich flavour and a shelf life of up to 4 months after maturity, allowing for a supply of high-quality fruit throughout the Winter season.
- Fruit can be prepared like a winter squash; cut lengthwise or cut the top 2 in./5 cm off, scoop seeds out and roast; perfect for stuffing.
- Best grown in-ground.
- Also available as organic seed.