Kurihomare Kabocha Squash F1

An extremely productive Kabocha Winter Squash (Cucurbita maxima) strain that produces large, dark green skinned fruits ranging from 4 to 5 pounds. Kurihomare sets a significant amount of fruit per plant – 5+ fruits per plant under ideal conditions.

Kabocha Squash is an annual plant that produces harvestable fruit approximately 100 days when seeding in ideal climate and soil conditions. Late May through mid June are when squashes are typically seeded, but we can start them in our Mediterranean climate as late as the first week of July.

Size: Packet: 15 seeds (2.5 grams)

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An extremely productive Kabocha Winter Squash (Cucurbita maxima) strain that produces large, dark green skinned fruits ranging from 4 to 5 pounds. Kurihomare sets a significant amount of fruit per plant – 5+ fruits per plant under ideal conditions.

Kabocha Squash is an annual plant that produces harvestable fruit approximately 100 days when seeding in ideal climate and soil conditions. Late May through mid June are when squashes are typically seeded, but we can start them in our Mediterranean climate as late as the first week of July.

Common Name:
Kurihomare Kabocha Squash F1
Scientific Name:
Cucurbita maxima
Description:
Plants produce green skinned fruits with deep orange flesh that have a nutty dry flavor.
Plant Lifespan:
Annual
Cold Hardiness:
Zone 9b (25 to 30)
Light Requirements:
Full Sun (min. 6 hours a day)
Seed In:
Summer
Seeding Depth:
3/4 in.
Days to Sprout:
3-7
Optimal Soil Temperature (F):
75-80
Plant Spacing:
2-3 ft.
Average Days from Seed to Harvest:
100

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