Squash (Winter) Kabocha – Item #1913

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Kabocha Japanese squash, features a globe-shaped fruit with blue-green skin and thick, very sweet, yellow flesh. Vigorous vine produces 2-3 lb fruits that are 6-8″ in diameter.

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Additional information

Weight 0.044375 lbs
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1″ (3cm)

Plant Space: 24″ (61cm)

Row Space: 6′ (1.8m)

Sprouts In: 10-14 days

Plant outdoors in full sun and rich soil two weeks after last spring frost. Germinates poorly in soil temperatures below 70° F. Water consistently and feed monthly with a side dressing of compost or vegetable fertilizer.

Pick when shells are thumbnail hard. Cut from vine, leaving a 1″ stem. Cure outdoors seven to ten days, but do not allow to freeze. Store in a cool, dry location for up to six months.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Cucurbita maxima

Matures In: 95-110 days