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Bush Delicata Squash organic

€3,50 EUR

A rare heirloom winter squash 

Bush "Delicata" squash is a winter squash heirloom that produces sweet long elongated fruits with cream coloured skin and dark green thin stripes. Bush "Delicata squash" tasteS sweet and nutty making it ideal for roasting.  

Scientific Name: Cucurbita maxima

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 18°C

Germination time in days: 7-14 Days

Indicative Days to maturity: 80-95 days

Sunlight: Full sun

Soil requirement: Full sun

Sowing and cultivation: Sow indoors from late March through April if growing in the greenhouse, or late April through May to transplant outdoors. Sow direct outdoors from late May. Plant 2 cm deep ,1-2 seeds per pot. Thin to keep the strongest seedling. When large enough, transplant seedlings into bigger pots. Place in a propagator before transplanting outside. Leave 60-80 cm between plants