Zapallito Del Tronco Summer Squash
Averages 50 days to maturity. This Argentinian heirloom squash has a creamy, butterly soft flesh and an edible rind. It is also called avocado squash, due to the low moisture content of the flesh, making it creamy in consistency. A semi-bush habit and very productive with relative squash bug resistance and excellent heat tolerance.
- Full Sun
- Sprouts in 5-10 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 70-95 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/2-1 inch
- Plant Spacing: 12-24"
- Frost Hardy: No
- Cucurbita maxima
Growing Tips: Direct seed, or set out indoor-started transplants after last frost date. Don’t let transplants become rootbound; don't disturb roots while transplanting. Needs heavily amended soil. Harvest frequently.