Kars Egg Squash
The cutest squash from the Kars region of Northern Turkey.
Fool your friends with an amazing egg lookalike that’s really a delicious squash! From the Kars region of Northern Turkey, this entirely vegan, mild-tasting squash should be harvested young: anywhere from the size of a robin’s egg to a duck’s egg. Modest in size, it can be grown in a larger container or on a trellis. Succession sow as you would zucchini to eat these scrumptious squash eggs all season. Introduced to us by Dr. Mehmet Öztan of Two Seeds in a Pod.
|30 Seeds||$3.95||In Stock|
|90 Seeds||$9.95||In Stock|
|270 Seeds||$16.95||In Stock|
Start indoors 2-3 weeks before last frost or sow outdoors after last frost. Sow 2-3 more times at monthly intervals for fruit all season. Summer squash tolerates moderate soil fertility and dry conditions. Modest in size, Kars Egg could be grown in a larger container or on a trellis as they vine out. Harvest fruit when it is the size of an egg.
|Days to Germination||5-10 days|
|Days to Maturity||50 days|
|Spacing in Row||24"|
|Spacing Between Rows||24"|
|Height at Maturity||12"|
|Width at Maturity||24"|
|Sun Preference||Full Sun|
Artwork by Eric Losh. Working with acrylic paints and watercolor, Eric interpreted this variety by creating a night sky with constellations of the plant's forebearers. The watchful terrestrial eyes suggest the keen observation it takes to be a seed steward.