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Katy's Sweet Winter Squash
Katy's Sweet Winter Squash
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  • Cucurbita maxima "Sweet Meat Type" Open pollinated. 95 days. Weight 7-12#
  • Katy's Sweet Winter Squash   has been selected for higher sugar content and refined flavor by our friend Katy Stokes, from the standard sweet meat squash.
  • Orange flesh, exceptionally sweet. Organically grown with love, but not Organically certified.
  • Every year Katy saves seed from only her best tasting squashes. Seed for planting the next year is faithfully saved by the surest test of flavor, eating the fruits of her harvest.
  • 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.
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