95 days. A popular green-skinned Japanese squash that’s shaped like a buttercup, but without the “cup” on the bottom. Rich yellow-orange flesh is of excellent quality, being sweet, fine-textured and nutty tasting. Perfect for making delicious pumpkin curries, breads and baking. A leading type in much of Asia. One of the best eating squash of all time!
- Full Sun
- Sprouts in 5-10 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 70-95 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/2-1 inch
- Plant Spacing: 18-36"
- Frost Hardy: No
- Cucurbita maxima
Growing Tips: Direct seed, or set out transplants after last frost date. Don’t let transplants become rootbound; don't disturb roots while transplanting. Needs rich soil. Harvest when rinds become very hard.