Squash Winter, Long Island Cheese Pumpkin
105 days. A longtime favorite on Long Island, very popular for pies. Flat, lightly-ribbed fruit looks like wheels of cheese, with buff-colored skin. A very good keeper, of excellent quality, 6-10 lbs each; a beautiful heirloom variety.
- 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.