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Squash (Winter) Seeds - Hubbard Golden HEIRLOOM - OPEN POLLINATED

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Packet $3.95
1 Ounce $9.50
1/4 Pound $23.95 37%
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  • Trailing Vine Variety; Well Suited for Roasting or Preserving
  • Golden Red-Orange Skin; Sweet, Fine-Grained Nutty Orange Flesh
  • Productive; Prefers Full Sun Exposure

Product Description

Heirloom "Golden Hubbard" Winter Squash Seeds

This one is a stunning sub-variety of the classic Hubbard heirloom winter squash varieties that have been delighting vegetable gardeners since the mid 19th century. A very versatile giant squash, the Golden Hubbard is equally tasty when baked, canned or frozen and can reach weights of 10 pounds or more!

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Squash (Winter) Seeds - Hubbard Golden
    Botanical Name:Cucurbita maxima
    Life Cycle:Perennial
    Light Requirement:Full Sun
    Planting Season:Warm Season
    Plant Type:Running Vine, Winter Squash
    Features:Heirloom, Deer Resistant, Container Garden
    Fruit Size:10lbs
    Days to Maturity:90-120 Days
    Plant Spacing:24-36 inches
    Planting Depth:1-2 inches
    Sowing Method:Start Indoors, Direct Sow
    Cold Stratification:No
    Hardiness Zones:3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Ships:Year Round
  • Planting Instructions

    How to Grow Hubbard Golden Squash

    When to Plant Squash Seeds

    Plant summer squash in the spring if you want a summer harvest, or if you want a fall harvest, plant it in the mid to late summer.

    Plant winter squash in either late spring or in the height of summer.

    Where to Plant Squash Seeds

    Plant your squash where they can receive full sun. Squash plants love to “eat,” so they need well-fertilized, rich soil that is well-drained. Fertilizing your squash as they grow will ensure a healthy, large harvest.

    How to Plant Squash Seeds

    Sow summer squash seeds ½ inch (1.25cm) deep, and sow winter squash seeds 1 inch (2.5cm) deep. If you are planting in rows, seeds should be spaced 4 to 6 inches (10 to 15cm). Rows should be 4 to 6 feet (1 to 1.85 meters) apart. If you are planting on in hills, place 3 or 4 seeds in a ring on the top of each hill, and space your hills 3 to 4 feet (about 1 meter) apart.

    How to Harvest Squash

    Harvest summer squash when they reach 6-8" and you can puncture the skin with your nail.

    Harvest winter squash near the end of the growing season. The skin should be tougher to pierce with your nail.

    Download Printable Planting Guide

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