North Georgia Candy Roaster (Cucurbita maxima)
This delectable hubbard squash is a rare treat! Oblong-shaped and salmon-colored, the Candy Roaster’s sweet, succulent flesh makes it the perfect choice for pies and other baked goods. Expect it to last up to 5 months in storage.
- 15 seeds minimum
- Germination: 10-12 days
- Maturity: 100 days
- Direct sow 1” deep in full sun well after the danger of frost has passed.
- Sow 3-4 seeds on hills 3-4’ apart or plant in rows 4-6' apart, spacing plants 4-6" apart.