Black Forest Kabocha Squash Seedlings

Certified Organic

Cucurbita maxima

Extraordinarily sweet, dry, cake-like flesh.

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.


This item has sold out for pre-order. In-person shopping of seedlings is available at 11 Airport Road, Accord, NY, 12404, beginning August 5th, 2024.
Single seedling in 4" pot $4.69 Sold out for 2024 preorders.

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.

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
Sun Preference Full Sun

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