Delicata Squash Seed

Delicata Squash Seed

Latin Name: Cucurbita moschata

Product ID#: RS7480-8519

Additional Information

Harvesting Harvest when Mature
Growing Conditions Field Crop, Excellent for Trellising
Additional Characteristics Recommended for Summer Planting for Fall Harvest, Start Early for Transplants, Heat Tolerant, Easy to Grow
Flowering Month Flowers for Reproduction
Garden Style Kitchen Culinary
Lighting Conditions Full Sun
Seed Type Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity 100 Days
Stem Type Branching Stem
Plant Hardiness Tender
Plant Height 61 + inches
Plant Lifecycle Annual
Plant Moisture & Climate Heat Tolerant, Well-drained
Plant Uses Edible
Shape Elongated, Oval
  • 1 packet

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Delicata Squash is a wildly popular heirloom variety that produces delightful 7" to 9" inch long, cream colored, elongated loaf type fruits with dark green stripes in grooved ridges that have a deep golden savory sweet potato flavored flesh and are excellent stuffed, baked or roasted. Properly cured and stored fruits overwinter exceptionally well. One of the most favored winter squash varieties, Delicata is easy to grow and produces a reliable fall harvest. Also known as "sweet potato squash", this delicious winter charmer is often prepared in casseroles, baked dishes, savory stews and pies. Dating back to 1891, this heirloom is true garden treasure grown by market producers and home gardeners across the country. 100 days. Packet: 20 seeds.

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