Winter Squash 'Turk's Turban' Seeds

Edible variety with a unique shape.

Availability: In stock

$2.50

Details

This gourd is an edible variety of gourd with unique shape. Center "buttons" have stripes of red, orange, white and green.Plant produces high yields of 10" bright orange squash type gourds with red, white, and dark green markings. Also known as the Mexican Hat. Excellent for baking, stuffing and fall decorating. Very popular at roadside vegetable stands.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Cucurbita maxima
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 7 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 14 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1 in.
When to Sow Indoors 2-4 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Plant Spacing 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic), 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Days to Harvest 90-100
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Seeds Per Pack 15