Long Island Cheese Squash Seed

Long Island Cheese Squash Seed

Latin Name: Cucurbita moschata

Product ID#: RS8280-8578

Additional Information

Harvesting Harvest when Mature
Growing Conditions Field Crop
Additional Characteristics Recommended for Summer Planting for Fall Harvest, Start Early for Transplants, Easy to Grow
Flowering Month Flowers for Reproduction
Garden Style Kitchen Culinary
Lighting Conditions Full Sun
Seed Type Heirloom, Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity 110 Days
Stem Type Branching Stem
Plant Hardiness Tender
Plant Height 61 + inches
Plant Lifecycle Annual
Plant Uses Excellent for Drying & Crafts, Edible
Shape Oblate
  • 1 packet

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$3.95
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Long Island Cheese Squash is also known as Long Island Cheese pumpkin. This beloved heirloom is a cross over that makes an excellent eating variety as well as a fantastic rustic type decorator pumpkin featuring a flat pan style that resembles a cheese wheel with pronounced ribbing, smooth skin and captivating muted tones ranging from buff to orange. The interior flesh has a firm texture, sweet true pumpkin flavor and gorgeous deep orange tone. Expect a solid harvest of 6 to 10 pound pumpkins on sprawling vines. One of the best known varieties for pie making, this historic favorite has a long and favored legacy. Excellent over winter storage. 108 days. Packet: 20 seeds.
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