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Hubbard Baby Blue Organic

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

Hubbard Baby Blue Organic Seed Count
1 Ounce ≈ 88 seeds
  • Hubbard Baby Blue Organic winter squash maxima image##Lupine Knoll Farm##

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  • 25 Seeds $3.30
  • 1 Ounce $9.00
This scaled-down version of the famous heirloom Hubbard Squash was developed at U of NH in 1953, making it an antique in its own right! Six pound teardrop-shaped fruits have a blue-grey skin and sweet, smooth, golden flesh. The smaller size and semi-bush habit makes this a great choice for gardeners and markets. Exc...
This scaled-down version of the famous heirloom Hubbard Squash was developed at U of NH in 1953, making it an antique in its own right! Six pound teardrop-shaped fruits have a blue-grey skin and sweet, smooth, golden flesh. The smaller size and semi-bush habit makes this a great choice for gardeners and markets. Excellent keeper. Tags: Color: Blue, Specialty: Storage, Heritage: Heirloom, Season: Late Summer Fall, Certification: Organic.
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  • Hubbard Baby Blue Organic winter squash maxima image##Lupine Knoll Farm##

    Lupine Knoll Farm

    📷

Hubbard Baby Blue Organic

Cucurbita maxima
This scaled-down version of the famous heirloom Hubbard Squash was developed at U of NH in 1953, making it an antique in its own right! Six pound teardrop-shaped fruits have a blue-grey skin and sweet, smooth, golden flesh. The smaller size and semi-bush habit ...
This scaled-down version of the famous heirloom Hubbard Squash was developed at U of NH in 1953, making it an antique in its own right! Six pound teardrop-shaped fruits have a blue-grey skin and sweet, smooth, golden flesh. The smaller size and semi-bush habit makes this a great choice for gardeners and markets. Excellent keeper. Tags: Color: Blue, Specialty: Storage, Heritage: Heirloom, Season: Late Summer Fall, Certification: Organic.
Learn More
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

Hubbard Baby Blue Organic Seed Count
1 Ounce ≈ 88 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.

Lupine Knoll Farm Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth Seed grower since 2001
At Lupine Knoll Farm, Jonathan and Jessie Spero breed and sell both old and new open pollinated vegetable seeds. New introductions from Lupine Knoll include Top Hat sweet corn, Solstice broccoli, Emerald Fan lettuce and Siber-frill kale. Located in the Applegate valley of Southwest Oregon. Lupine Knoll has been certified organic since 2001.
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