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Blue Hubbard Squash (20-35 seeds) (SQ180) $3.00

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Blue Hubbard Squash

         
 
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(C. maxima) 110 days. A spectacular storage squash, the famously long lasting hubbard squash arrived in Marblehead, Massachusetts, in 1854 in the holds of a ship from the West Indies. Seeds from the large green squash that originated in South America were shared with local seedsman J.H Gregory. A savvy breeder, Gregory selected the hubbard’s skin to a more unique blue color and devoted his career to marketing the massive fruit. Gregory credited a Miss Hubbard as the person who originally gifted him the seeds; he noted that she told him it was the best tasting squash she had ever tried and that she was given the seeds from a Captain aboard a ship from the West Indies. A conflicting account from a local Marblehead woman stated that Miss Hubbard had bred the squash in her home garden from seeds originally brought on the ship from the West Indies. Either way, the colossal blue squash was naturally a great choice for a long sea journey as the thick skin makes for a longer shelf life. Blue Hubbard squash is known for keeping up to 6 months in the pantry. The fruit can weigh from 15- 40 pounds each, making them top choice for restaurants and family meals.
 
Blue Hubbard Squash
Overall Rating:
         
5.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 28
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 3.5

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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5 out of 5 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
John
Location:
Fairbanks, AK, United States
Date:
December 21, 2018
          5.0
 
Blue Hubbard in Alaska.
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? Will grow in a high tunnel.

What are the cons? I have no dislikes.

Review:

I live in Fairbanks, Alaska and grew this in my high tunnel greenhouse. This plant will grow long vines, but the the 25 average pound squash is very nice, taste great and has many uses. I will be growing these every year from now on.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

6 out of 7 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Danny
Location:
Orlando, FL, United States
Date:
September 3, 2018
          5.0
 
Very good
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? It is very beautiful squash

What are the cons? none

Review:

It is very tasty very good in soups baked in oven and great for Cuban dishes red beans and rice

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

7 out of 7 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Cucumber Beetle Slayer
Location:
Buffalo, NY, United States
Date:
July 11, 2018
          5.0
 
Lovely Plant But A Warning
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Can't go wrong

What are the cons? Squash Vine Borers and Beetles

Review:

There is pretty much zero chance of messing this up, if you follow the basic plant growth formula(water sun dirt=plant). However, I was too excited about this plant and did not do any further research, squash vine borers and cucumber beetles absolutely love this plant. I mean there's almost a 100% chance they will be there, depending on your area. Every morning and evening I prepare for war against these pest. It's not difficult but it is incredibly tedious, and I admit I enjoy the challenge. Do your research on how to prevent them and how to handle them if it happens.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

3 out of 3 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Danny
Location:
Orlando, FL, United States
Date:
June 25, 2018
          5.0
 
great tasting
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Its very beautiful easy to gro

What are the cons? none

Review:

It is very beautiful taste great and the color is nice very large meaty and keeps good for a long time I will be growing it once more this year to make pumpkin pie

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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13 out of 14 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
John
Location:
Madison Heights, VA, United States
Date:
August 11, 2017
          5.0
 
Fantastic Squash
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Extremly prolific,

What are the cons? None

Review:

In less than 2 months my 2 plants took over my entire 40 x 40 garden. They set 14 squash, with more bulbs popping up. Smallest is about 2 lbs and the largest is about 14 lbs. Cant wait to start the harvest and eat them next month. Had a small problem with squash bugs ( vine borers), but weekly spray with Seven for 4 weeks took care of that. These need a LOT of room, but they are well worth it

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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