Matures in 100-110 days
Approx. 25 seeds per pack
(C. moschata) Gorgeous and enormous—fruits weigh 10-20 pounds. Very easy to prepare since the seeds are all contained neatly in the bottom bulb of the fruit. Simply cut the long curved neck into rings and bake. Sweet dark orange flesh, excellent for pies or soups. Good keeper.
*this is a longer season squash, make sure you know your hardiness zone, and number of frost free days per season.
Direct seed: 1' deep. Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills, with 6-8 seeds per hill, after danger of frost has passed. Hills should be spaced 6' apart in all directions. Thin to 3-4 plants per hill.
Transplant (recommended for shorter growing seasons i.e. Zones 3-4): Start indoors 3-4 weeks before transplanting out. Harden off. Transplant 12-18" in row, 16-24" between rows.