Organic Waltham Butternut Squash
Seed Exchange - (C. moschata) This butternut, an AAS winner in 1970, was the result of years of patient refinement and selection by Professor Robert Young of the Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station in Waltham. Prized for its straight necks, rich dry yellow-orange flesh, nutty flavor, and high-yielding vines. Fruits are 3-6 pounds and exceptional keepers. One of the most popular types of baking squash. 83-100 days. Best-selling winter squash Organic Straight necked fruits grow to 3-6 pounds Dry, yellow-orange flesh with nutty flavor High yielding vines One of the most popular types of baking squash Exceptional keeper Winter squash 83-100 days...
Honey Boat Delicata Squash
Seed Exchange - (C. pepo) This gold-orange, green-striped delicata squash variety has an irresistibly sweet, nutty flavor, and stores well. Like all delicata squash, it can be prepared straight from harvest without curing. Vines reach up to 6,' while the fruits measure 6"-8" in length and 3" in diameter and weigh up to a pound. Bred by Dr. James Baggett at Oregon State University, ‘Honey Boat’ was introduced in 1990 and has proved popular among squash lovers in the years since. 90-100 days. New for 2020 Sweet, nutty flavor and stores well 90-100 days 25 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors...
Organic Costata Romanesco, 1600's Heirloom
The Living Seed Company - This Italian gourmet nutty summer squash has a unique appearance that piques the interest of any curious gardener. With green skin and ribbing, this Italian heirloom surprises with its tender skin and delectable taste! The ribbed edges give the squash a beautiful scalloped appearance when sliced. This heirloom has been enjoyed for centuries and will do well in most any garden. Male flowers are edible and delicious! Best if harvested at 6" or smaller but does not loss its flavor with increasing size. Organic Ribbed, Speckled skin Best when eaten under 6" Summer squash 50-60 days 25...
Organic Long Island Cheese Squash, 1806 Heirloom
Seed Exchange - (C. moschata) East Coast historic variety long remembered as a great pie squash by people in New York and New Jersey. Mentioned as early as 1806 by Bernard McMahon of Philadelphia. Named for its resemblance to a wheel of cheese. Flattened, ribbed, buff-colored pumpkins average 6-12 pounds. Sweet deep orange flesh. Good keeper. 90-100 days. Organic Sweet, deep orange flesh Flattened, ribbed, buff-colored fruits grow to 6-12 pounds Good keeper Winter squash 90-100 days 25 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed. Hills should be spaced 6' apart in...
Organic Golden Zucchini Squash
Seed Exchange - (C. pepo) Introduced in 1973 by W. Atlee Burpee of Philadelphia, bred from genetic material supplied by Dr. Oved Shifress. This vivid yellow fruit was the first commercial B (bicolor gene) cultivar. Crisp and mild-flavored zucchinis are borne prolifically on bush plants. 50-55 days. Organic Bright yellow skin Best when eaten under 8 inches Heavy yielding bush plants Summer squash 50-55 days 25 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed. Hills should be spaced 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 3 weeks before transplanting out....
Organic Black Beauty Zucchini Squash, 1957 variety
Seed Exchange - A 1957 All America Selections winner developed by John Scarchuk at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. Compact everbearing bush plants are loaded with glossy green-black fruits with firm white flesh. Best eaten when under 8" long. Excellent variety for freezing. 45-65 days. Organic Glossy, green-black skin Best when eaten under 8 inches Excellent variety for freezing Summer squash 45-65 days 25 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed. Hills should be spaced 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 3 weeks before transplanting out. Plant 1/2" deep Hill...