Squash: Winter: Spaghetti

Squash: Winter: Spaghetti - Seeds & Bulbs

Winter Squash

Cucurbita pepo

This is a squash the whole family will love. In addition to subtle, tasty flavor, it can be prepared with tomato sauce and Parmesan cheese or pesto sauce, just like pasta. Being a winter squash, it will store up to 6 months. Expect 5-7 squash per plant.

This packet plants 5 hills or 15 plants after thinning.

Plant Type: Annual
Days to maturity: 90 days

When to Sow Outside: After last frost date and when soil temperatures have risen above 60 degrees.
When to Sow Inside: Not normally recommended, but in very short season climates you can start indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost. Sow in individual pots for easy transplanting.
Seed Depth: 1"
Seed Spacing: 6 seeds per hill
Hill Spacing: 6' to 8'
Days to Emerge: 5 - 10
Thinning: When plants have several leaves, thin to 3 per hill.

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