3205-LO Cucurbita maxima
(Banana. 105 days.)
Yes—we have blue bananas, right here in the Maritimes! Hailing from Guatemala (as all squash once came from Central America), Guatemalan Blue Banana grows 15-18” long, 6” diameter, sky blue-grey skinned fruits. Prolific and easy producers. I’ve prepared them by slicing them into rings, scooping out the seeds, and filling with an apple/nut stuffing to roast. No one can resist!
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Winter Squash - Nutterbutter (Butternut)
NEW!3210-LG Cucurbita Moschata
A butternut bred for the Atlantic North-East! Larger than Honeynut with only a little more time to maturity. Nutterbutter weighs in at about 2.5 lbs, 4" wide at base by about 7" in length. The variety was developed by the fine work of Dr. Jodi Lew-Smith, Director of Research and Production at Hig... more details
Squash, Winter - Honeynut (Butternut)
*NEW!3209–CO C. moschata
A butternut for northern gardens! Developed at Cornell University for a strong resistance to powdery mildew. Bears small, 8"-long fruit, weighing up to 1 lb. Tan skin with bright orange flesh. Fine texture and nutty, sweet flavour.
Winter Squash - Sweet Dumpling
3208-LG Cucurbita pepo
Lovely thin skins; cream- coloured with green stripes; tender enough to eat. A perfect single serving size with sweet, dry flesh. Our favourite for stuffed squash—think Table Queen meets Zeppelin; a mix between an acorn squash and a delicata. Compact, bush vines. Very prolific.
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Winter Squash - Red Kuri
3203-CO Cucurbita maxima
A strong, growing winter squash with Japanese origins. Loads of bright, orange-red, 2-5 lb fruits on long vines. These squashes are great for winter storage and last well into spring if they don’t get eaten first! Its orange flesh is very dry and has a unique, nutty flavour which makes Red Kuri ... more details
Delicata Squash - Zeppelin
3206-CO Cucurbita pepo
(Delicata. 95 days.)
Don’t worry—this zeppelin won’t deflate in front of your plate! High starch/sugar content makes Zeppelin Delicata top of the charts for flavour, especially when roasted. 1-1.5 lb fruits are the perfect size for 2 people. Grower Kim Delaney of Palmerston, ON used ... more details
Buttercup Squash - Uncle David's Dakota Dessert
3204-CO Cucurbita maxima
(Buttercup. 95 days.)
A beautiful buttercup type squash that’s bred to grow in these short seasons! Bred by David Podoll in North Dakota over 40 years, selecting for colour, taste, sweetness, vigour and cold-hardiness. He’s certainly come up with a winner in our books, as our trials proved Uncle Dav... more details
Acorn Squash - Table Queen Bush
3202-CO Cucurbia pepo
(Acorn) 80 days.
A popular winter squash for those with limited space. Fruits have green skin and are shaped like an acorn, producing 3-8 per plant. This bush variety was introduced in 1948.
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