Cream of The Crop Squash Seeds (Aimers International) 2955. Open Pollinated. Variety originated in USA. Approx. 25 seeds/pkt (10-11 seeds/gram).
This bush type acorn winter squash produces creamy-white 1.4kg (3lb) fruit about 19cm by 18cm (7.5in x 5in) on compact vines. Light golden-coloured flesh has a lovely nutty taste. Good storage squash. Matures in 75 days.
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Sow direct in a sunny site in late spring after soil has reached at least 20C (70F). Can be started indoors in a soil-less growing medium using paper or fibre pots 3 weeks early. Seed will rot rapidly if planted into soil with a temperature less than recommended. Seed typically germinates in 6-12 days. Harvest after vine dies or after rind hardens and dulls in colour. Gather before frost leaving part of the stem attached.
- Planting Depth: 2.5cm (1in)
- Seeds Per Hill: 6
- Thin to: 4 plants/hill
- Hill Spacing: 2m (6.5in)
|Days To Harvest||75 days|