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Characteristics: Annual vine
Seed per packet: Approx 8
Produces good yields of 1.2 kg green tear drop shaped fruit 15cm long with a smooth tasting orange flesh.
A winter squash variety that is suitable for baking or roasting. When harvested very young, it can be used as a summer squash.
The skin will thicken and harden in storage giving it good storage life.
A semi-bush type squash that matures in 90 to 100 days from seed.
Tropical: All Year Round
Sub-tropical: Spring to Summer
Temperate: Spring to Summer.
Cool climate: Mid-Spring to Mid-Summer.
Sow: 2cm deep
Best sown direct in a sunny well drained position 3 seeds in a mound 70cm apart. Thin to the stongest two plants in each mound.
Plant space: 70cm
Row space: 70cm
Germination: 7-10 days
Maturity: 6-7 weeks