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Winter Luxury Squash pk/10
Winter Luxury Squash SQ58-10
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Winter Luxury Squash pk/10

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SKU SQ58-10
$3.75 $3.50
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100 days. Cucurbita pepo. Open Pollinated. The plant produces high yields of 6 lb orange squash. One of the finest pie squash in the land! The perfect size for two pies. Ideal for making pies for Thanksgiving. The bright orange flesh has excellent texture and flavor. Also known as Livingston’s Pie Squash. An heirloom variety introduced in 1893 by Johnson & Stokes of Philadelphia. A favorite for the home gardener. A winter squash variety.

Lot No: R

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 10/20

Seeds Per Pound: 4,000

Plant Height: 24” tall

Planting Season: Spring

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun

Planting Method: Indoor Sow/Direct Sow



Winter Squash
Cucurbita pepo

 
Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1 - 1 1/2"65 F to 75 F 7 to 14 daysFull Sun Spring
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A Hills 4 ft Apart 4 - 7 ft Hills 4 ft Apart50 - 100 days
Winter Squash Seed Planting Information:

Winter Squash need warm weather to grow. It is best to plant seeds directly in the garden. Plant your seeds after the soil has warmed up. Thin so there are 4 plants per hill. Eight to 10 plants will provide more than enough for a large family. You can trellis squash to save space. Plants grow 2 ft tall and vines spread up to 10 ft.

Soil Requirements:

Requires fertile slightly acid soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant. Add well composted manure.

Water Requirements:

Keep soil consistently moist, but not waterlogged. Water well during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Apply Miracle Gro every two weeks.

Harvest Tips:

Protect ripening winter squash from damp ground by placing them on boards. Cut winter squash carefully from plants to prevent damaging the vines.


Customer Reviews

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by on September 3, 2011

We have been planting Amber Cup for years, great flavor! We don't have good storage so I just bake the squash and scrape out the meat and freeze it for later. My crew loves it mixed with brown sugar, canned milk and bake..Perfect :)

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by on January 22, 2013

I REALLY like this squash. I have planted many many varieties of squash through the years and this one is my all time favorite. It's so sweet you don't need to add sugar at all! Also great for pies, not stringy.

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