Organic Winter Delicata Squash, 1894 Heirloom

$2.95 $3.25 -10% OFF

Organic Winter Delicata Squash, 1894 Heirloom

$2.95 $3.25 -10% OFF
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The Living Seed Company - The Delicata, sometimes known as Bohemian squash, was originally introduced to the U.S. by Peter Henderson and Co. back in 1894. This darling winter squash has a beautiful yellow-white skin with dark green stripes containing wonderful, sweet, delicate, light yellow-orange flesh, perhaps a bit reminiscent of sweet potato. Small 7" - 9" fruits grow on prolific short vines.

  • Organic and Open-Pollinated 
  • Sweet, nutty flavor and stores well
  • 90-100 days
  • 25 Seeds
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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 3 seeds together

    Harvest with 2" of stems, shell should be hard to barely dent with a fingernail

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