Open pollinated. Heirloom
Turban shaped squash weighs in at 3 to 5 lbs.
Characterized by a distinctive button on the blossom end.
Deep orange, flesh has no fiber and is sweet and creamy.
Introduced in North Dakota in 1932 as a substitute for sweet potatoes.
Planting Directions: Plant in spring when soil is between 70° to 95°. Plant in soil that has been amended with rich compost or general garden fertilizer. Plant 6-8 seeds ½ - 1” deep in hills spaced 3’ to 6’ apart. Thin seedlings to 3 per hill. Seeds may also be started indoors 3 to 4 weeks before last frost. Transplant to hills after all danger of frost has past and soil has warmed and remains 65°-75°. Squash need heavy watering on a regular schedule. Fruits are ready when the rind is hard to the fingernail and the stems begin to dry
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