Spaghetti Winter Squash

Spaghetti Winter Squash

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  • Cucurbita pepo Open pollinated. Days. 85. Heirloom..
  • Creamy colored fruits are filled with butter yellow spaghetti-like strands of delicate flavor and texture.
  • Excellent served with pasta sauce or chili.
  • This is the original open pollinated spaghetti squash that my parents first imported from Japan over 60 years ago. Introduced by Sakata Seed Company in 1934.
  • A Nichols introduction.
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.