Organic Galeux d’Eysines Squash (Cucurbita maxima)
Also called a peanut pumpkin, the striking Galeux sports salmon-colored skin replete with heavily textured warts. These round, flattened fruits weigh 10-15 pounds and produce sweet orange flesh traditionally used for soups.
- 15 seeds minimum
- Germination: 5-10 days
- Maturity: 90-120 days
- Direct sow ½-1” deep in full sun after last frost date when soil is at least 70F or start indoors 3-4 weeks before planting.
- Plant 4 seeds per hill; space hills 6’ apart.