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Sweet Meat Winter Squash organic

€4,75 EUR

A sweet and fleshy American Heirloom squash

Sweet Meat Winter Squash is an American heirloom. At maturity, the vines of this squash plant reach 15 to 20 cm. The squash fruits are round, pale blue-gray and can weigh between 4 to 9 kg. This plant can be grown in a container and is great for pollinators.

Scientific Name: Cucurbita maxima

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 18-20C

Germination time in days: 10-15 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 80-120 days

Sunlight: full sun

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

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. Leave 60-80 cm between the plants