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Queensland Blue Winter Squash

€4,25 EUR
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An Australian Heirloom with a fabulous color

Queensland Blue Winter Squash is an Australian Heirloom variety, with 3-5kg deeply ribbed attractive steel blue fruits growing on vigorous trailing vines. The flesh is bright orange and sweet , deliciously sweet when roasted. This winter squash will store well for 4-5 months in cool, dark and dry conditions.

Scientific Name: Cucurbita maxima

Plant Life Cycle: Annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 18C

Germination time in days: 7-14 Days

Indicative Days to maturity: 105 Days

Sunlight: full sun

Soil requirement: rich in organic matter, well drained, fertile

Sowing and cultivation: Start indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost. Sow 1.5 cm deep. Provide 21C soil temperature. Transplant out 1m apart without disturbing roots. Direct sow outdoors when soil is over 21 C degrees F. Germ 7-10 days.