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Hopi Pale Grey Squash (10 seeds) (SQ202) $3.00

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Hopi Pale Grey Squash

         
 
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(C. maxima) Here is a unique and colorful native Hopi Indian variety. The 10 lb round fruits have a very hard lovely pale gray rind, making this a great keeping variety. Orange flesh is both sweet and dry; large vines are quite vigorous. A Southwestern heirloom from the Hopi people that has nearly become extinct in recent years. A favorite for flavor!
 
Hopi Pale Grey Squash
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 8
Easy to Grow 3.5
EarlyMaturity 3.0

87.5% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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6 out of 7 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
SK
Location:
Fairfax, MN, United States
Date:
February 18, 2018
          5.0
 
Hopi pale grey squash
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 3.5
 

What are the pros? High producing squash

What are the cons? None

Review:

Grew this variety season of 2017. Direct sowed first week of may. Vines were very vigorous and take up a bit of room. Extremely productive. Harvested end of september and one packet of seed produced over 700 pounds of squash. Smallest 14 pounds, largest over 30. Now middle of february 2018 and have over 20 squash in storage. Excellent keeping variety. Very sweet flavor and texture. Not stringy at all like some varieties i have eaten.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

15 out of 16 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Jerry Nelson
Location:
Casper, WY, United States
Date:
November 14, 2016
          5.0
 
Stores well over a year
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? This squash grows well.

What are the cons? None

Review:

We just cooked and ate a Hopi grey from last year! It has been sitting in a crate in the garage for 14-15 months, and it was as good as if it were just harvested. Dense orange flesh, very good squash taste, beautiful squash to grow! If you are in to long term storage, this is the best.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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9 out of 11 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Don
Location:
Cincinnati, OH, United States
Date:
October 4, 2016
          3.0
 
Vine borer susceptible
Easy to Grow 1.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Rare historical variety

What are the cons? vine borer susceptibility high

Review:

This squash is very susceptible to vine borers. For that reason it is nearly impossible in our area to raise it to maturity. I've grown it twice and each time had problems with the borers. I will try again though. I would not recommend it if vine borers are a problem in your area.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? No

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23 out of 24 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
J.Morse
Location:
Houghton Lake, MI, United States
Date:
March 4, 2015
          5.0
 
Hopi Pale Grey
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Looooooooooooong storer!

What are the cons? n/a

Review:

I grew this variety a couple years ago. Our northern Michigan climate was just barely able to get a mature squash, but did nonetheless. I loved the flavor of these HUGE squash. What I found even better was the way they lasted in storage.....holy cow! I kept one of them for over a year by simply sitting it on a corner table in our kitchen! I likened the flavor to a Butternut, which is my favorite eating winter squash. My wife liked them as much as I did, and that was another big plus.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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17 out of 18 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
otterpop
Location:
Annabella, UT
Date:
October 24, 2013
          5.0
 
Rare Find
Easy to Grow 0.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? Sweet

What are the cons? few and far between

Review:

I am a winter squash fanatic! I try new varieties every year. This is by far the best winter squash we have ever tried. No exaggerating that it tastes more like a dessert. No need to put anything on it. Everyone that tried it, loved it. It's description on this site is highly underrated! This is a keeper.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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