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Lakota Squash (20-35 seeds) (SQ245) $3.00

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Lakota Squash

         
 
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(C. maxima) 85-105 days. This colorful variety was grown by the Lakota Sioux. It’s pear-shaped, and flame-red with green streaks at the bottom. So attractive for fall decorations. The flesh is fine-grained and sweet with a great nutty taste. A wonderful squash that ranks among the most beautiful.
 
Lakota Squash
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 15
Easy to Grow 3.5
EarlyMaturity 3.0

86.7% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
canaanwoman
Location:
Canaan, MO, United States
Date:
October 23, 2017
          5.0
 
Beautiful and Delicious
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? color, taste, texture

What are the cons? Low yield

Review:

This was our first year growing these beautiful squash, and we were very pleased with the results. We planted them the first week of July in south central Missouri and harvested the first week in October. The yield was lower than we had hoped due to squash beetles eating several of the blossoms, but that’s just part of the deal in an organic garden. The flesh is firm and nutty, delicious steamed or our favorite....squash soup. Highly recommend this beauty to all.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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2 out of 3 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
lljames
Location:
Burbank, CA, United States
Date:
September 20, 2017
          5.0
 
Gorgeous and Tasty Squash
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Hardy and Prolific

What are the cons? None

Review:

I grew this squash two years earlier and then I spread my compost into my soil in year two and then all of a sudden, the vines were growing and low and behold, it was the Lakota Squash seeds that survived the compost pile! I had vines that grew 12 - 15ft / about 3.5 to 4.5 meters. The squash grew to approximately 15 to 18 lbs / 7 to 8 kilos. This squash stores really well, too. The flavor was delicious. The flavor was nutty yet semi-sweet. Very good steamed in chunks for rice dishes and also makes an excellent soup. You can peel and chop it into 2 inch chunks and split portions to share with your family, friends and neighbors. Even share the seeds. I can see why the Lakota Sioux developed grew this varietal. They had a village to feed!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
autumnMom
Location:
Montrose, PA, United States
Date:
August 22, 2017
          5.0
 
great award winner
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? first place at the fair

What are the cons? wanders

Review:

Wanders but the colorful fruit is easy to find. Haven't eaten yet but can't wait to try it.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Nikki
Location:
Ashtabula, OH, United States
Date:
August 12, 2017
          5.0
 
crazy great
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? great yield, easy to grow

What are the cons? spreads really wide

Review:

I'm growing this squash for the first time this year. It is still blooming in August and there are at least a dozen fruits on just 3 vines. These plants are still setting fruit and growing quickly. I'm watching the first one ripening now. It's as large as a field pumpkin and beginning to turn orange. very exciting!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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11 out of 11 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Judi
Location:
Austin, TX, United States
Date:
March 16, 2016
          5.0
 
Fantastic Squash
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? Abundant even in hot climates

What are the cons? Spreads a LOT

Review:

We grew the Lakota squash and sold many of them at market. Being in Texas, summers are very hot and dry, so we do have to water daily. Very prolific and very HUGE plants. They really spread all over the garden. Beautiful and tasty!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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