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Winter Squash, Honey Boat Delicata (Organic)

Cucurbita pepo. 90 days.

Very sweet and reliable winter squash. Unlike its sister variety, Sugar Loaf, Honey Boat is long and less plump, similar to a regular delicata but with copper skin. Certainly among the sweetest winter squash we have ever grown, and sweetness holds well into storage. Larger seed cavity makes this squash ideal for stuffing and making delicata “boats.” Some of the commercial sources of Honey Boat are variable. We are trying to clean it up a bit and return it to its former glory. Bred by Dr. James Baggett at Oregon State University.

2 g ≈ 25 seeds
$3.90

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Sow indoors in 2-4” pots with good potting soil May through mid-June. Transplant into the garden 1-2 weeks after sprouting to 2-3’ centers and 6′ wide rows. May also be direct sown when soil is warm. Young plants are sensitive, we recommend row cover to protect from frost and insects.

Seed Saving

To save seed, scoop out seeds when you eat the fruit. Rinse off and dry. Isolate from other squash of the same species by at least ½ mile.

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