20 seeds. 100 days. Cucurbita pepo.
Squash 'Delicata' has 8 inches long fruits that weigh 1 to 3 pounds. These beautiful squash are cream colored with green or yellow ribbed stripes. It is a good squash for picky eaters as they are sweeter than other varieties of squash.
This 1893 American heirloom has a fine texture and is beautiful enough to display. They are a short-term storage squash.
Sowing Squash Seeds:
Sow seeds in hills 1 inch deep after the last frost date. Space hills 4–6 feet apart. Thinned to 2 plants per hill. Full sun.
Photo courtesy of Diane's Flower Seeds
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