Squash Winter, Nicaise

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85 days. A fantastic French heirloom from the 1900s. Exquisitely gourmet flavored, 4-6 pound fruit is perfect for gratins, soups and other classic preparations. Mentioned in Vilmorin-Andrieux 1925. Vilmorin describes this as a productive home gardening variety, selected by, and named for, a pair of brothers who were prominent market gardeners around Palaiseau, south of Paris.

  • 8-12 hrs of Sun
  • Sprouts in 5-10 Days
  • Ideal Temperature: 70-95 F
  • Seed Depth: ½-1”
  • 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.

Availability: In stock
Minimum Seed Count: 20
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