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.