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Blue Ballet

blue-ballet-winter-squash-maxima Blue Ballet "Cucurbita maxima
HOW TO GROW WINTER SQUASH MAXIMA

Start indoors 3–4 weeks before last frost, plant out 2 weeks after last frost. Start 3 seeds in flats or 4” pots, thin to 1-2 plants. Direct seed after last frost or soil 70˚F. Seeds will rot in cool wet soil. 5-6 seeds to a 12” diameter hill or disturbed area. Can transplant end of last frost with row cover. Cucurbita maxima is typically cultivated in cooler areas than C. moschata or C. angyrosperma. Cure in warm dry place such as a garage for one week after harvest. Pinch new blossoms midsummer to encourage larger set fruit size. Soil pH 5.1-7.0. Hardiness zones 4-11. Annual.

Days from maturity calculated from the date of seeding. Average 176-300 seeds per ounce. Average 15M seeds per acre. Federal germination standard: 75%. Usual seed life: 6 years. Isolation distance for seed saving: 1/2 mile.

Planting Depth 1/2-1”
Soil Temp. Germ. 70-85˚F
Days to Germ. 3-10
Plant Spacing 18-24”
Row Spacing 6’
Days To Maturity 95
Full Sun, Moist Well Drained

Blue Ballet Seed Count
1 Ounce ≈ 113 seeds
.25 Pound ≈ 450 seeds
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Blue Ballet is a smaller version of a Blue Hubbard squash, with an average 4–6 lb squash. Expect each plant to grow about two squashes with amazingly smooth, tender, blue-gray skin and sweet orange fiber-less flesh. This is a great winter squash for market! Tags: Type: Maxima, Color: Blue Green, Specialty: Storage...
Blue Ballet is a smaller version of a Blue Hubbard squash, with an average 4–6 lb squash. Expect each plant to grow about two squashes with amazingly smooth, tender, blue-gray skin and sweet orange fiber-less flesh. This is a great winter squash for market! Tags: Type: Maxima, Color: Blue Green, Specialty: Storage, Season: Late Summer Fall, Certification: Organic.
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  • Blue Ballet winter squash maxima image####

Blue Ballet

blue-ballet-winter-squash-maxima Blue Ballet "Cucurbita maxima
Blue Ballet is a smaller version of a Blue Hubbard squash, with an average 4–6 lb squash. Expect each plant to grow about two squashes with amazingly smooth, tender, blue-gray skin and sweet orange fiber-less flesh. This is a great winter squash for market! T...
Blue Ballet is a smaller version of a Blue Hubbard squash, with an average 4–6 lb squash. Expect each plant to grow about two squashes with amazingly smooth, tender, blue-gray skin and sweet orange fiber-less flesh. This is a great winter squash for market! Tags: Type: Maxima, Color: Blue Green, Specialty: Storage, Season: Late Summer Fall, Certification: Organic.
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HOW TO GROW WINTER SQUASH MAXIMA

Start indoors 3–4 weeks before last frost, plant out 2 weeks after last frost. Start 3 seeds in flats or 4” pots, thin to 1-2 plants. Direct seed after last frost or soil 70˚F. Seeds will rot in cool wet soil. 5-6 seeds to a 12” diameter hill or disturbed area. Can transplant end of last frost with row cover. Cucurbita maxima is typically cultivated in cooler areas than C. moschata or C. angyrosperma. Cure in warm dry place such as a garage for one week after harvest. Pinch new blossoms midsummer to encourage larger set fruit size. Soil pH 5.1-7.0. Hardiness zones 4-11. Annual.

Days from maturity calculated from the date of seeding. Average 176-300 seeds per ounce. Average 15M seeds per acre. Federal germination standard: 75%. Usual seed life: 6 years. Isolation distance for seed saving: 1/2 mile.

Planting Depth 1/2-1”
Soil Temp. Germ. 70-85˚F
Days to Germ. 3-10
Plant Spacing 18-24”
Row Spacing 6’
Days To Maturity 95
Full Sun, Moist Well Drained

Blue Ballet Seed Count
1 Ounce ≈ 113 seeds
.25 Pound ≈ 450 seeds

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We promote fair trade, organic practices and environmental responsibility throughout the Restoration Seeds supply chain. Below are the family farmers and seed suppliers who bring our open pollinated seeds to you.

Madrona Seeds Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth Seed grower since 2017
Madrona Seeds is a seed and produce partnership growing on 4.5 acres in the Klamath-Siskiyou bioregion. Our seed is organic and open-pollinated. We believe that as stewards of the Earth, it is our responsibility to maintain the health of the soil as we grow each plant." squash winter Type: Maxima, Color: Blue Green, Specialty: Storage, Season: Late Summer Fall, Certification: Organic TRUE Seeds 30 Seeds 11311 11.56 60 continue manual 3.5 TRUE FALSE http://034ea2b.netsolhost.com/restoration-seeds-76/squash-winter/winter-squash-maxima/BlueBallet.jpg Blue Ballet winter squash maxima image
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