Mooregold Squash Seeds
Mooregold Squash SQ57-10
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Mooregold Squash Seeds

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SKU SQ57-10
$4.00 $3.75
Availability: In Stock
Country Of Origin: USA USA
Planting Instructions
Customer Reviews
100 days. Cucurbita pepo. Open Pollinated. Mooregold Squash. The plant produces high yields of 7" diameter bright orange butternut squash. The bright orange flesh is extremely sweet and has very thick smooth textured meat. Excellent storage variety. An excellent choice for home gardens, farmer’s markets, and market growers. A winter squash variety.

Lot No: 230238

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.

Customer Reviews

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by on March 6, 2011

Best squash I have ever grown! I planted it 10 years ago for the first time and every year since. Nice sweet flavor (more like a pumpkin) and it keeps well. I bake all my pies and pumpkin cakes using this squash. Greetings from Cashmere, WA U.S.A.

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by on November 6, 2010

I grew the Mooregold Squash plants this season. They were nice size and the yield was average. The flavor was wonderful. Creamy texture, not stringy like my other squash. Took some into my work and shared them. Everyone agreed it was the tastiest squash. If you like Bonbon Squash, you'll love this squash! Sincerely Debbie from Minnesota, USA

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by on October 24, 2011

Excellent Squash. The flavor is fantastic and it stores extremely well. My favorite variety. Wenatchee, WA

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