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Candy Roaster - North Georgia Squash (20-35 seeds) (SQ240) $3.00
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Candy Roaster - North Georgia Squash

         
 
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(C. maxima) Here is a smaller strain of Candy Roaster from northern Georgia. This type of squash is famous among the people of the Southeast. Pink, banana-shaped fruit have a blue tip and weigh around 10 lbs. Delicious, smooth orange flesh is perfect baked, fried and makes great pies; hard to find and quite beautiful.

 
Candy Roaster - North Georgia Squash
Overall Rating:
         
5.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 6
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 4.0

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
DressDesigner
Location:
Jacksonville, FL
Date:
May 28, 2014
          5.0
 
Awesome
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Baked

What are the cons? None

Review:

This squash was fun to grow and to eat. Grew well here in north Florida. Just a few vine borers to dig out. My five year old had a blast watching the fruits get bigger. Two vines have produced 6 fruits. I'm sure they could have grown more, but I kept the vines compact as the summer heat set in. Tastes like butternut. The space the plants took up was worth it. I planted them in mid February and they took it from there with just some watering when the rain missed us.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

8 out of 8 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Lisa
Location:
Sm Town, ID
Date:
January 12, 2014
          5.0
 
Extremely hardy
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? wonderful baked!

What are the cons? none

Review:

I had about 4 of these plants. They were very productive and grew fast. I trellised them and occasionally the squash fell off the vine. They tasted great before they were ripe. The Candy Roaster held up to squash bugs, 100 degree plus heat. I love to bake the Candy Roaster then eat it like mashed potato. With this squash you dont need to put anything on it for flavor... it has it all! I canned some and it held up ok. I have also frozen the puree for later eating. I will be growing more of these!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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6 out of 6 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
troy
Location:
columbia, PA
Date:
November 27, 2013
          5.0
 
candy roaster
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? taste, shape and fruit size

What are the cons? plant size

Review:

this was my first year growing these but absolutely not the last. when growing these make sure you give them PLENTY of room and start them early. what can i say about these well lets start with the great flavor we used what we got for making pumpkin rolls and next year i hope to have some for just eating on the table also. another thing i want to do is trying a few on a trellis i think hey might do well this way and take up less room on the ground

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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6 out of 6 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Penny Teem
Location:
Williford, AR
Date:
August 30, 2013
          5.0
 
Candy Roaster
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 4.5
 

What are the pros? Prolific

What are the cons? None

Review:

I planted this variety for the first time this year. The plants are very hardy, and the squash are large. We got about 30 squash from 6 plants.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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7 out of 7 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Cosmo Kid
Date:
December 7, 2011
          5.0
 
Great Taste, Great Producer
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros?

What are the cons?

Review:

I grew this squash for the first time in 2010, my most prolific winter squash by far. The taste is sweetish, and good. Saved the seeds and will grow again next year. Highly recommended.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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