Sweet Meat Winter Squash

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Sweet Meat Squash (similar to "Blue Kuri" "Blue Kabocha" or "Blue Hokkaido Squash") is a gorgeous bluish-gray heirloom winter squash with thick orange flesh, originating from Northwest United States. These 10-15 lb squash are renowned for their spectacular storage qualities and rich, deep sweet flavor. 


Species Winter Squash, Sweet Meat
Vegetable Size 10-15 pounds

Days to Germinate

7-14

Days to Harvest

100

Germination Rate

90%

Test Date

4/21

Lifespan

Annual
Country of Origin

United States

Sunlight

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Seeds Packed For

2022

 

Planting Instructions:

Plant 2 seeds per hill 1 inch deep in rich soil about 1 week after danger of frost has passed in Spring and soil temperature average at least 70ºF. Harden seedlings a few hours a day if choosing to transplant. Keep soil moist but prevent leaves from getting wet to prevent disease. Mulch to keep weeds down and conserve moisture.

Within-Row Spacing 4-6 feet
Between-Row Spacing 8 feet

 

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 30
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.1 g 0%
Saturated fat 0.1 g 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 1 mg 0%
Potassium 394 mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 8 g 2%
Dietary fiber 0.6 g 2%
Sugar 3.2 g
Protein 1.2 g 2%
Vitamin A 197% Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 2% Iron 4%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 5%
Cobalamin 0% Magnesium 3%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.