Azure Husbandry Honey Boat Delicata Squash Seed, Organic - 25 seeds
C. Pepo. 95-100 days
This heirloom variety is oblong-shaped with green stripes on yellowish/tan skin. It is very prolific and excellent quality. The skins cook up tender so you can eat the whole squash. This is a fun, pretty squash that has a nice sweet flavor and will adorn any meal! Plants vine out 4-6 feet.
This squash seed was grown by Azure Husbandry here on the farm in Dufur, Oregon.
Packet CONTAINS: 25 seeds.
SOWING: Seed directly into the garden in late spring when all danger of frost has passed and weather has warmed or start indoors in individual peat pots 2 to 3 weeks before setting out. Plant seeds 1/2 to 3/4 inch deep covering with fine soil firmed down.
SPACING: Plant in a row with seeds spaced approx. 12-18" apart with rows spaced 2-3 ft. apart. In wet areas, plant in hills, 6-8 seeds/hill.
GERMINATION: 1 to 2 weeks depending upon weather. Keep soil moderately moist during germination.
THINNING AND TRANSPLANTING: Thin or transplant to 3 sturdiest plants per group when seedlings are 3 to 4 inches high.
HARVESTING: Harvest when leaves get hit by a frost. Cut off the vines, leaving part of the stem attached to the squash. Allow to cure in warm, dry place for two weeks. For long-term storage keep at 50-55 degrees in a dark, dry place.