Winter Luxury Squash, 1893 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Winter Luxury Squash, 1893 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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The Seed Savers Exchange - (C. pepo) (aka Livingston’s Pie Squash) Introduced in 1893 by Johnson & Stokes of Philadelphia. Amy Goldman, author of The Compleat Squash, says it is “the finest pie stock in the land.” Fruits average 6 pounds, making them the perfect size for two pies. Orange rind is covered in delicate netting; the flesh is smooth, sweet, and fiber-free. Not the best keeper, so enjoy it for Thanksgiving or early winter. 85-100 days. 

Characteristics: 

  • Orange rind with netting
  • Fruits grow to 6 pounds
  • Excellent texture and flavor
  • Winter squash
  • 85-100 days
  • 25 seeds per packet 

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. 

Direct Seed: 1" Deep

Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds

Thin: To 3-4 Plants

Light: Full Sun

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