Canada Crookneck Squash

Cucurbita moschata

Delicious, uninterrupted stretches of pure squash flesh.

These long-necked butternut-type squash boast glorious, uninterrupted stretches of pure squash flesh: sweet, tender, golden orange, ambrosial. Just chop into lengths, split in half, and roast. The curving necks also add lots of interest to the garden.

Canada Crooklneck is part of Slow Foods US Ark of Taste, a catalog of over 200 delicious foods in danger of extinction. By promoting, sowing, and growing Ark products we help ensure they remain in production and on our plates.

 

from $3.50

This item is currently out of stock, but that doesn't mean it's gone for the season. Please enter your email above to be notified when it's back in stock, or check our site again every two to three days. Click here to learn why so much of our catalog is currently out of stock. Updated March 1, 2021.
UnitPriceQuantityAvailability
30 Seeds $3.50 Out of Stock
90 Seeds $6.50 Out of Stock

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 90 days
Planting Depth 1 inch
Spacing in Row 24-36 inches
Spacing Between Rows 60-72 inches
Height at Maturity 72 inches
Sun Preference Full Sun

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review Write a review

Recently Viewed Products

{/*% include 'limitsify' %*/}