Queensland Blue Squash (Cucurbita maxima)
A flavor packed Australian heirloom with dense orange flesh perfect for hearty fall recipes! Queensland Blue yields ribbed, bluish green fruits that reach 8-10 pounds and store well into the late winter months. A beautiful addition for your fall ornamental display.
- 15 seeds minimum
- Germination: 8-12 days
- Maturity: 95-105 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
- Pumpkins should not be planted in soil where melons or cucumbers were recently grown.