Squash - Blue Hubbard (Cucurbita maxima) Baby Blue Hubbard Pumpkin Buttercup Squash Heirloom Vegetable - Organic, Non-GMO
Baby Blue has a more conical and smaller body with grey skin and an orange interior. Hubbard squash, botanically classified as Cucurbita maxima, is also known as green pumpkin and buttercup squash and is a vine that produces small 3-4 kg (7-9 lb) squashes that have orange flesh and attractive, bluish grey skins.
- Full sun
- Baby Blue Hubbard squash seeds have outstanding keeping ability.
- Direct Sow: Plant seeds in slightly acidic and well draining soil with plenty of organic matter. Sow 1/2 in to 1 inch deep in hills 3 - 5 ft apart when the soil is warm ( 70 F).
- Or start indoors 3 - 4 weeks prior to the last frost; prick out and transplant seedlings into the garden when the seedlings are strong enough to handle, and the soil has warmed.
- Matures in 90-120 days
- Sow Baby Blue Hubbard squash seeds for the best quality miniature Hubbard squash.
- This is an attractive, flavorful variety for gardeners and commercial growers alike.
- For the best storage, allow the fruits to ripen fully on the vine, but be sure to harvest prior to frost.
- Wipe each fruit down with a weak bleach solution to kill off any bacteria or mold spores, and be sure not to nick the tough skins.
- Store in a cool, dark place and enjoy Hubbard squash all winter long.
- Outstanding keeping ability
- Seed Count: 20