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Dostal Cucumber Squash heirloom

€4,00 EUR

Dostal Cucumber Squash is a heirloom squash variety from the US, The seeds were donated to the Seed Savers Exchange by Arthur Dostal. The story goes that Arthur's parents got the seeds from a family friend. The Dostal cucumber squash variety is very productive and the fruits resemble a large mature courgette on the outside, starting green and cream white and turning dark green as they mature. The flesh is excellent with a butter like texture. soft and a sweet flavor. This squash can also be grown as a summer squash. This versatile vegetable can be used in soups, stews, roasted, sautéed...

Scientific Name: cucurbita pepo

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 18C

Germination time in days: 7-14 Days

Indicative Days to maturity: 90-100 days

Sunlight: Full sun

Soil requirement: rich, well-drained soil

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. Seeds should be planted 2 cm deep in good size pots, 1-2 seeds per pot/cell. Thin to keep the strongest seedling. When large enough to handle, transplant seedlings into bigger pots.Place in a propagator before transplanting outside. Leave 60-80 cm between the plants