Turk’s Turban Gourd/Squash (Cucurbita maxima)
Dating back to the early 1800s, this uniquely shaped winter squash lends a stunning splash of color to any garden patch or decorative display. Mildly sweet, nutty and smooth, Turk’s Turban flesh also tastes great roasted, baked, or steamed.
- 20 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-28 days
- Maturity: 90-120 days
- Scarify seeds with file and soak in lukewarm water for 24 hours before planting.
- Build hills with 5’ of surrounding space in full sun. Direct sow seeds ½-1” deep after last frost or start indoors 5-8 weeks before last frost date.
- Space 24-36” apart.