Approximately 300 seeds per oz
PLANTING: Plant the same as summer squash. HARVEST: Before heavy frost, cut stems at about 1″ from fruit when stem is drying and skin
of fruit is hard. If you can punch your thumb nail into skin, squash is not mature yet. Use fresh or store in a cool dry place for later use. If fruit
becomes frosted, they store poorly.
105 days. One of the most popular heirloom squash, Delicata is still today one of the
finest winter squashes you can grow. Produces cream-colored, loaf-shaped fruit with dark
green longitudinal stripes and flecks. The 7–9
inch long, 4 inch wide fruit have fine-textured,
light orange flesh that is delicious.