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Organic Squash Seeds, Early Bush Scallop

Cucurbita maxima
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Also known as Patty Pan, it is one of the best white summer squashes.  The productive bush type plants produce pale green to near white tender fruits that are best when 10-15 cm (4-6") in diameter.  

  • SKU: 143205
Growing Information Chevron Down Chevron Forward
Grow best in
Grows
Best In:
Full sun
Days to germination
Days to
Germination:
5 to 12 days
Days to maturity
Days to
Maturity:
45 to 60 days
Key Features Chevron Down Chevron Forward
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
  • Botanical Name: Cucurbita maxima
  • Plant Lifecycle: Annual (replant every year)
  • Seed Type: Heirloom, Open pollinated
  • Color: Pale green
  • Product Weight: 3.0 grams
  • Preparation Ideas: Preheat oven to 400 F. Cut squash in half verically. Tip: if too difficult to cut, place squash in oven for approximately 15 minutes on baking sheet, to soften skin. Scrape out seeds and fiber. Brush olive oil on the flesh. Place halves, skin side up, on parchment lined baking sheet and place in oven. When the skin is easily pierced with a knife, remove from oven. Allow to cool slightly and peel or cut skin off flesh. Mash like potatoes and season with salt & pepper.
Instructions Chevron Down Chevron Forward
Sow seed direct after last frost, or for an earlier crop, start indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost. Soil should be rich and well-drained. Generous watering is required if weather is dry.
  • Water Need: Average 2.5-5 cm (1-2") per week.
  • Planting Depth: 2.5 cm (1")
  • Seed Spacing: 2-3 per hill
  • Plant Spacing: 60-90 cm (24-36")
  • Row Spacing: 1.5-1.8 m (5-6')
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  • Harvest after the first frost, or when the skin begins to turn orange when touching the soil.

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