Vegetable Description: This variety produces blocky, dark green fruits that weigh from 3 to 5 pounds. Flesh is deep orange in color and fiberless. Dry and sweet, its taste is much like that of a sweet potato. This open pollinated variety matures in about 100 days. Requires consistently moist soil and attracts bees, butterflies, and/or birds.
Vegetable Botanical Name: Cucurbita maxima
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Vegetable Duration: Annual
Vegetable Days to Maturity: 100
Vegetable Seeds Per Oz: 200
Vegetable Height: 18” to 24”
Vegetable Spacing: 6' to 8'
Vegetable Planting: Direct sow outside after danger of last frost. Plant in hills of 2-3 plants per hill at 6' to 8' apart, and 1“ below soil surface.
Vegetable Seed Saving: Allow squash to ripen on plants; then collect seeds. Clean and dry the seeds before storage in cool dry conditions.
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