Delicata Squash 'Sweet Dumpling' Seeds

Sweet and dry with a spectacular orange flesh. Stores up to 4 months.

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Introduced by Sakata Seed Corp. of Yokohama, Japan, in 1976. Sweet Dumpling has a delicious flavor and beautiful exterior, making it both edible and ornamental. Small, 4-5”, ribbed fruits have creamy white skin splashed with green speckles and stripes. The yellow-orange flesh is very sweet and dry. Ideal for baking and roasting, squash can also be stuffed or used in soups, pies, and muffins. Stores for 3-4 months after harvest. Each vine yields 6-10 squash.

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

Additional Info

Botanical Name Cucurbita pepo
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 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Plant Spacing 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
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 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