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Squash Pink Jumbo Banana

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Pink Jumbo Banana Squash fabulous for winter

Pink Jumbo banana Squash is large winter squash variety that bears large, elongated, banana-shaped fruit up to around 60cm long on trailing vines. The fruits weigh between 4-5 kg with smooth pink-orange skin and dry, sweet, yellow to orange flesh. This is an excellent squash for soups, pies, breads and other baked goods. 

Scientific Name: Cucurbita maxima

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 18C

Germination time in days: 7-14 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 100 Days

Sunlight: Full sun

Sowing and cultivation: Starting Indoors: 3-4 weeks before the last frost. Sow 2-3 seeds at  per cells/pots,  1.5-3 cm deep, thin to the strongest seedling  Transplant after last frost when the soil warms to 21C. Space 90-120 cm apart, in rows 120-130 cm apart.

Sowing Outdoors: After the last frost when the soil reaches at least 21C. Sow 2-3 seeds per space/hill, 36-48” apart, in rows 48-60” apart.

Harvest: When skin turns color and rinds are hard. Leave a few inches of the stem on for best storage