Queensland Blue Squash Seeds
Queensland Blue Squash SQ111-20

Queensland Blue Squash Seeds

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SKU SQ111-10
$3.00 $2.75
Availability: In Stock
Country Of Origin: Australia Australia
Description
Planting Instructions
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120 days. Cucurbita pepo. Open Pollinated. Queensland Blue Squash The plant produces good yields of large 10 to 20 lb dark bluish grey-green pumpkin shaped squash. The squash is flattened and ribbed. Very flavorful. The orange flesh is meaty and sweet which is perfect for cooking. Stores well. This squash was introduced to the United States in 1932 by Arthur Yates & Company of Sydney. Australians love this squash and make pumpkin squash soup. An excellent choice for home gardens and specialty market growers. An heirloom variety from Australia. A winter squash variety.

Lot No: 21049

Germination: 90%

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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