Blue Hubbard Squash Seeds
Large Blue Hubbard Squash SQ90-20

Blue Hubbard Squash Seeds

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SKU SQ90-10
$3.00 $2.75
Availability: In Stock
Country Of Origin: South American Region South American Region
Planting Instructions
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120 days. Cucurbita maxima. Open Pollinated. Blue Hubbard Squash. The plant produces good yields of 20" long weighing up to 40 lb blue gray hubbard squash. This high-quality fine textured bright orange yellow flesh is very sweet. This giant squash can feed a large family gathering. Perfect for making pies and also for its large white sweet seeds which when deliciously roasted. A great New England Thanksgiving tradition favorite. Chef's top choice for restaurants. Stores well, up to 6 months. The average yield is 1 or 2 squash per plant. The vines will crawl all over the garden, so select a site in the garden where it can spread without affecting other plants. This is the original strain developed in 1909 by seed breeder J. H. Gregory. The seeds were given by a Captain aboard a ship from the West Indies. Suitable for home garden and market growers. A variety originally from South America. A winter squash variety.

Lot No: VSQWHU8-65

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 05/24

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.

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