40 days. An East Indian heirloom summer squash known for its earliness, productivity and rich nutty flavour. Near 1 lb slightly flattened globes have a buttery yellow skin and dense pale yellow flesh. Great for home or market. Very good disease resistance. Bush type. C. pepo.
- Seed Count: 10-12
- Collection Date: Nov 2019
- Hardiness Zone: annual
- Height and Width: compact vine
- Germination test type: hand sort
How to germinate Desi squash seeds:
Sow 5 cm deep. Opt. germ temp 22-25C. Days to germ: 5-10. Habitat: full sun; deep evenly moist fertile well-draining soil. Space 2m part. Start outdoors after frost danger passes or start indoors 3 wks before transplant. Bushy compact plants. Containers okay. Desi translates as “from India”.