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Bush Delicata

Cucurbita pepo
HOW TO GROW WINTER SQUASH PEPO

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 pepo require a relatively short span of time from planting to ripening fruit than other squash. Cure in warm dry place such as a garage for 1 week after harvest. Pinch new blossoms midsummer to encourage larger set fruit size. Winter squash of C. pepo do not store as well as those of C. maxima or C. moschata and are often known as autumn squash. Hard frost damaged fruit will not store well. Soil pH 5.8-7.0. 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 80
Full Sun, Moist Well Drained

Bush Delicata Seed Count
1 Ounce ≈ 286 seeds
.25 Pound ≈ 1,145 seeds
1 Pound ≈ 4,582 seeds
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  • 30 Seeds$4.10
  • 1 Ounce$17.25
  • 1/4 Pound$38.81
  • 1 Pound$143.75
Compact, tidy plants with sweet, oblong fruits, 1.5–2lb. Delicious smooth, nutty flesh with hints of butter and brown sugar. Skin starts creamy white with green stripes and flecks, curing to striped light yellow. Compact plants spread only 4-6 feet. AAS winner bred by Molly Jahn and George Moriarty at Cornell Univer...
Compact, tidy plants with sweet, oblong fruits, 1.5–2lb. Delicious smooth, nutty flesh with hints of butter and brown sugar. Skin starts creamy white with green stripes and flecks, curing to striped light yellow. Compact plants spread only 4-6 feet. AAS winner bred by Molly Jahn and George Moriarty at Cornell University. Powdery Mildew tolerant. Tags: Color: Bi-Colored, Specialty: Dwarf, Specialty: Disease Resistant, Heritage: Heirloom, Season: Late Summer Fall, Certification: Organic.
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  • Bush Delicata winter squash pepo image####

Bush Delicata

Cucurbita pepo
Compact, tidy plants with sweet, oblong fruits, 1.5–2lb. Delicious smooth, nutty flesh with hints of butter and brown sugar. Skin starts creamy white with green stripes and flecks, curing to striped light yellow. Compact plants spread only 4-6 feet. AAS winner ...
Compact, tidy plants with sweet, oblong fruits, 1.5–2lb. Delicious smooth, nutty flesh with hints of butter and brown sugar. Skin starts creamy white with green stripes and flecks, curing to striped light yellow. Compact plants spread only 4-6 feet. AAS winner bred by Molly Jahn and George Moriarty at Cornell University. Powdery Mildew tolerant. Tags: Color: Bi-Colored, Specialty: Dwarf, Specialty: Disease Resistant, Heritage: Heirloom, Season: Late Summer Fall, Certification: Organic.
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HOW TO GROW WINTER SQUASH PEPO

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 pepo require a relatively short span of time from planting to ripening fruit than other squash. Cure in warm dry place such as a garage for 1 week after harvest. Pinch new blossoms midsummer to encourage larger set fruit size. Winter squash of C. pepo do not store as well as those of C. maxima or C. moschata and are often known as autumn squash. Hard frost damaged fruit will not store well. Soil pH 5.8-7.0. 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 80
Full Sun, Moist Well Drained

Bush Delicata Seed Count
1 Ounce ≈ 286 seeds
.25 Pound ≈ 1,145 seeds
1 Pound ≈ 4,582 seeds

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