Blue Hubbard Squash (Cucurbita maxima)
This blue-skinned heirloom produces large squash weighing 10-20 pounds or more. Dense, deep orange flesh has a sweet, luscious flavor that caramelizes well. Thick skin makes for very long storage.
- 25 Seeds Minimum
- Germination: 7-10 days
- Maturity: 110 days
- Direct sow 1” deep in full sun after danger of frost has passed.
- Space plants 18-24” apart; space rows 6’ apart.
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This was our first year growing these and let me tell you, we had great success! Basically just pushed the seeds into aged manure and made sure they had enough water. 8 seeds planted - 15 hefty Hubbards harvested.
i have raised these squash for many years and love them.some have reached 35/40 lbs.i made amistake and gave away all my seed and now have to start anew.they make the very best pies.