Organic Long Island Cheese Squash, 1806 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Organic Long Island Cheese Squash, 1806 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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The Seed Savers 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.

Characteristics: 

  • Organic
  • Sweet, deep orange flesh
  • Flattened, ribbed, buff-colored fruits grow to 6-12 pounds
  • Good keeper
  • Winter squash
  • 90-100 days
  • 25 seeds per packet 
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    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 6-8 seeds together

    Thin to 3-4 plants

    Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability

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