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Organic Delicata Squash Seeds

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Organic Delicata Squash Seeds (100 days)  

Introduced in 1890s.  Delicious, creamy sweet potato like taste.  Delicata has a fine grained, light orange flesh steamed or baked.

organic blue lake bean seedDelicata has a very tough skin which makes if perfect for baking on coals, on the grill or to just simmer in its on juices while in the oven. 

This tough skin also serves as the perfect wrapper protecting it for up to 6 months in storage!  Delicata is a premier storage squash.  If you are one of the off the grid folks and/or homesteading, this squash can add valuable nutrition throughout the winter.  They are easy to grow and stockpile.  It doesn't come much better than this. 

Recommended by the Following State Universities or Ag Extension Offices as a variety that performs well for their region .   TX

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TIP:  Try roasting the seeds like pumpkin seeds.  They are great!


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1" 90-110 70-85 3-10 48" 24-36" 100 lb. Full

Planting Tips For Heirloom Winter Squash Seeds:

Heirloom winter squash don't mind the heat as much as their name implies.  Only plant once the soil temperature warms to at least 70 degrees and keep in mind that most heirloom varieties of winter squash take 110 days to mature.  So be sure to leave enough time to allow them to fully develop. 

Plant 3-6 heirloom squash seeds per hill.  Once they have shown true leaves and grown in size, you should thin out to the 3 strongest plants.  Remember, harvest these winter squash continually in order to keep the plant producing.

Seed Care tips for Heirloom Winter Squash:

Heirloom seeds are hardy but always take care with your garden seeds to give them the appropriate amount of moisture - not letting the vegetable seeds dry out prematurely or overwatering and possibly having them rot.


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