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This is a productive acorn squash variety with over a hundred years of history. The hard, dark green coloured fruit average about 15 cm (6") in diameter and harbour a very tasty, sweet pale yellow flesh. Take our word for it, the flesh tastes best when roasted. A great keeper!
Now you can enjoy even more home-grown goodness from Botanus. We’re thrilled to offer a select line of top quality, certified organic vegetable seeds. Aimer’s Organic Seeds is one of Canada’s most respected seed suppliers. Their mission is to provide only the best seeds available from certified organic producers whose quality meet the Canada No.1 standards.
Seeds will be shipped as soon as the order is processed. When ordering seeds please place the order separately from other products.
|Squash are a hot weather crop. They need full sun and deep, rich, well drained, organic soil with a pH of 5.5 to 6.5. Before planting, work in lost of compost. Directly plant seed outdoors from late May to mid June 2.5 cm (1") deep in hills 2.4 m (8') apart with 4-6 seeds per hill. After germination, thin to 3 plants per hell. Seed can be stared indoors 3 weeks before the plant out date. Squash do not transplant well-use paper of fibre pots that can be set directly in the soil. Protect mature squash from frost and cold temperatures.|
|Start Indoors or Sow Direct Late Spring|
|7 to 10|
|Medium Tall (12-18"/30-40 cm)|
|Killed by Frost|