Squash (Winter) Jumbo Pink Banana – Item #1987

$2.09

One of the best culinary squashes, featuring large, cylindrical fruits with firm, sweet, orange flesh. Can weigh up to 50 lbs. each. Use for pies, puddings, and canning.

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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.

Banana squash is ripe when the the skin turns pink-orange. Harvest in dry weather when it is less than 30″ long. Cut from vine and leave a 3″ stem. Dry in the sun until the stem turns grey.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo

Matures In: 105 days