Squash seeds “Desi”

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40 days. An Indian heirloom squash known for its earliness, productivity and rich nutty flavour. 1lb globe shaped fruit with pale yellow dense flesh. Ideal for home or market.

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Description

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”.

Additional information

Weight 4 g

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