Black Forest Kabocha Squash

Black Forest Kabocha Squash Seeds

Green skin, deep orange flesh

Cucurbita maxima
Extraordinarily sweet, dry, cake-like flesh.
Uniform kabocha with deep green skin and dense, golden flesh. Plants produce about 4, 3-4 lb. fruit each. Roast alone or add to soups. Even the skin is tasty.
Product ID# WI0353 , Grown in the Northeast

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Quick Facts
Days to Germination 5 to 10 days
Days to Maturity 75 days
Planting Depth 1 inch
Spacing in Row 18 inches
Spacing Between Rows 36 inches
Height at Maturity 18 inches
Width at Maturity 48-72 inches
Detailed Product Info

A uniform kabocha, with deep green skin and golden orange dense flesh. Plants produce about 4 fruits per plant, weighing 3-4 pounds each. Delicious roasted alone, or in soups; even the skin is tasty! One of the best tasting squashes we offer.

Growing Instructions

Direct sow after frost, or start indoors 2-3 weeks earlier. Transplant in hills spaced 6' apart, 3 plants per hill, or in rows 36" apart. Plants can grow 6' or more, so give plenty of space to take over. Mulch early to help suppress weeds. Harvest when squash are buff-colored with no trace of green. Cure in a dry, warm place for a week or so, then store in a cool, dry, dark place.

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