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Squash 'Delicata'

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

Squash 'Delicata'

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