Winter Squash

Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 13

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Nickname:
Tere
Location:
Santiago, Chile
Date:
May 17, 2017
          5.0
 
HUGE and abundant
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow, huge, prolific

What are the cons? requires space

Review:

I had great success with these. Very prolific and HUGE. The biggest one I got was 20.8Kg (45 lbs!!). Very good for soups etc. I am not sure what I am going to do with so many HUGE and delicious pumpkins. I think I will try pies, muffins, freezing, etc. I grew them on a trellis and I also had some that climbed my lemon trees. Not sure when is the right time to harvest. I have several still on the trellis (Mid may is mid fall here). I have harvested those that were oldest or that fell of the trellis due to the weight.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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8 out of 9 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Lightfalling
Location:
alfred, ME, United States
Date:
June 4, 2016
          5.0
 
Fantastic taste and HUGE
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Stores well, And delicious!

What are the cons? Friends needed to help eat-em

Review:

Biggest squash I have ever grown, Trouble free, when your give them lots of water and feedings, Mark the base of the vine with a stake or you will lose track of where to water it, This vine has prolific leaves that are also huge, I spray Neem oil and hand pick to keep the bugs down. The squash has solid flesh inside, down to the bulbous base which is the seed cavity, not stringy, VERY tasty. mine kept for 5 months at room temperature, then got soft at the stem end, I cut it off and the rest was fine. This one has a space in our garden from here on!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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10 out of 10 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Lilmomma
Location:
Roanoke, VA
Date:
November 4, 2014
          5.0
 
Won first place
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Grows big, grows easy

What are the cons? none

Review:

I won FIRST place in my county fair for this one! It was beautiful and unusual. It grows later than other winter squash, but once it starts it just keeps making more. Does well even with squash bugs and SVB which I have a lot of here. Plant is one of the farthest reaching I have seen. Need space!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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6 out of 8 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
CHRIS
Location:
Notasulga, AL
Date:
May 28, 2014
          4.0
 
On the journey
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 3.5
 

What are the pros? This took off like crazy,

What are the cons? seems to be slow now

Review:

Well its still very early for us with these. We have 23 out of the 25 seeds to germinate. I am in central alabama in very sandy loam soil in a ph 0f 7. The squash are planted on hills 4 to a hill and caged since deer like to see what is on the menu every night. The squash have been transplanted for a week and a half. they have endured fire ants and are beginning to get going...still slow at this point...dedicated 90 x 60 feet to these. will keep posted

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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15 out of 15 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Ben
Location:
Lowell, MI
Date:
February 17, 2014
          5.0
 
Really Big
Easy to Grow 3.0
EarlyMaturity 2.5
 

What are the pros? Big, Attention Grabber

What are the cons? does poorly in drought

Review:

in 2012, i had one 20lb squash, did poorly near treeline in drought condition. In 2013 my heirloom and random squash were planted at the bottom of a hill on muck soil (high organic matter). I had several of these in excess of 50lbs, one made 90lbs. Several where broke by my field crew getting them in bins. Great attention grabber in my farm market. I sold several to local chefs who reported that it was stringy like pumpkins with a flavor not far from butternut.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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