Organic Squash, Winter Blue Hubbard
Organic Squash, Winter Blue Hubbard
Organic Squash, Winter Blue Hubbard
Organic Squash, Winter Blue Hubbard
Brand: Peaceful Valley
Item Number: SNV8442

Organic Squash, Winter Blue Hubbard

Good Baked or in a Pie

USDA Certified Organic

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Description

Winter Squash - Blue Hubbard - Cucurbita maxima

Tender Annual Heirloom. Harvest silvery Blue Hubbard squash from your garden and you'll be set for whatever winter throws at you. These 12-40 lb. delicious squashes have hard skins and keep well through the cold months. The yellow-orange flesh is flavorful and on the dry side, ready to be baked or made into pies in the fall and winter.

Did You Know? Blue Hubbard is a longtime favorite in the U.S. and probably originated in the West Indies.

Soil and Water: Provide squash plants with deep mounds of organic matter, rich soil, and heavy, even water. All squash are extremely frost sensitive, so use mulch to heat soils in early spring and row covers to protect from frost at both ends of the growing cycle, especially in short growing seasons.

Planting and Growing: Start seeds indoors 3-4 weeks before the last frost, or sow seed directly once soils are at least 70°F.

Harvesting and Storage: Harvest when you can no longer pierce the skin with a thumbnail, but be sure to harvest before the first hard frost. Cut squash from the vine leaving 2"-3" of stem attached. Allow to cure in the sun for 10 days to finish hardening the skins. Store in cool, dry conditions. To minimize rotting, store in a single layer and do not allow squashes to touch.

Soil Temperature: 70-95°F
Planting Depth: 3/4"-1"
Germination: 6-12 Days
Height At Maturity: 1'
Days to Maturity: 110-115 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 18"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 25 Seeds

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Features

  • Good Keeper
  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Organic Status :
Certified Organic Product
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Fall
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Fall
Growth Habit : Vining
Life Cycle : Tender Annual
Plant Family : Curcubitaceae (Curcubits)
Planting Time : Summer
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
Sun Requirements : Full Sun

Useful Information

Shipping

Shipping Weight: 0.02 lb

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

Guarantee

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s).

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