Squash Summer, Yuxi Jiang Bing Gua
70 days. An incredible, delicious treasure of old China! Hailing from southwest China. This heirloom has stellar flavor. This squash is most popular in the city of Yuxi, where the fruit is harvested when young and tender and used as a summer squash. Or let it mature into a delicious and sweet winter squash. The young fruit is tender with a nutty flavor and buttery texture, while the mature fruit is delectable, creamy, with sweet, deep orange flesh.
- 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 moschata
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.