Winter Squash

Please refer to Winter Squash Cultural Notes for growing information.

The species is given for each variety. See our Species Guide.

Packet: 2-6g (approximately 20-50 seeds, average 31 seeds).

See also Pumpkins.




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Big Max Pumpkin 6 g

Big Max Pumpkin 6 g

(C. maxima) 115 days. Extra large pumpkin often grown for county fairs and Halloween. Weighs up to 100 lbs. or more when well grown. Bright orange fruits with orange flesh good for pies. Pkt.
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Burpee's Butterbush Winter Squash 3 g

Burpee's Butterbush Winter Squash 3 g

(C. moschata) 86 days. [1978] Earlier and smaller than Waltham Butternut, but even better tasting. A space-saving variety for small gardens: most plants are bush-like, some have short runners. 1½ lb. fruits with sweet orange flesh, average 3-6 fruits per plant. (Not downy mildew...
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Buttercup, Burgess Winter Squash 28 g

Buttercup, Burgess Winter Squash 28 g

(C. maxima) 100 days. [1932] This Burgess strain of Buttercup is noted for its thick, fine-grained flesh and excellent flavor. Fruits are flattened turbans, approximately 4½ x 6½ in., weighing 4-5 lbs. Rinds are dark green with slight ribs and a “button” on the blossom...
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Buttercup, Burgess Winter Squash 5 g

Buttercup, Burgess Winter Squash 5 g

(C. maxima) 100 days. [1932] This Burgess strain of Buttercup is noted for its thick, fine-grained flesh and excellent flavor. Fruits are flattened turbans, approximately 4½ x 6½ in., weighing 4-5 lbs. Rinds are dark green with slight ribs and a “button” on the blossom...
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Candy Roaster Melon Winter Squash 28 g

Candy Roaster Melon Winter Squash 28 g

(C. maxima) 112 days. [Appalachian heirloom from western NC.] 6-30 lb. squash with great flavor. Pinkish-orange fruits with some blue-green color. Ribbed pumpkin shape, big vines. (28 g)
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Candy Roaster Melon Winter Squash 5 g

Candy Roaster Melon Winter Squash 5 g

(C. maxima) 112 days. [Appalachian heirloom from western NC.] 6-30 lb. squash with great flavor. Pinkish-orange fruits with some blue-green color. Ribbed pumpkin shape, big vines. Pkt.
$3.25

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Connecticut Field Pumpkin 4 g

Connecticut Field Pumpkin 4 g

(Big Tom, Yankee Cow Pumpkin) (C. pepo) 110 days. [Pre-1700 cultivar of Native American origin.] Still the most popular variety of large Halloween pumpkins. 15-20 lbs fruits are bright orange, slightly ribbed, and vary in shape and size. Good for canning, baking, and pies. Pkt.
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Delicata Zeppelin Winter Squash 2 g

Delicata Zeppelin Winter Squash 2 g

(C. pepo) 97 days. One of the sweetest winter squashes we offer. Cream-colored skin has dark-green stripes. 2 lb oblong fruits, 10 x 3 in. Semi-bush vines yield up to 8 fruits per plant. Pkt.
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Delicata, Candystick Dessert Winter Squash 2 g

Delicata, Candystick Dessert Winter Squash 2 g

(C. pepo) 98 days. [Bred by Carol Deppe and Nate France.] Larger and sweeter than other delicatas, 2-3 lb. fruits have orange-tan skin with green stripes. Very sweet, dry flesh, bred to be a squash that you can serve up for dessert, with flavor “reminiscent of Medjool dates!” Pkt....
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Delicata, Candystick Dessert Winter Squash 28 g

Delicata, Candystick Dessert Winter Squash 28 g

(C. pepo) 98 days. [Bred by Carol Deppe and Nate France.] Larger and sweeter than other delicatas, 2-3 lb. fruits have orange-tan skin with green stripes. Very sweet, dry flesh, bred to be a squash that you can serve up for dessert, with flavor “reminiscent of Medjool dates!” (28...
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Galeux d'Eysines Winter Squash 5 g

Galeux d'Eysines Winter Squash 5 g

(C. maxima) 98 days. [French heirloom] Vigorous plants set lots of smooth yellow fruits. At first they’re nothing special, but then they turn a rosy orange as they ripen. In storage they develop an amazing warty surface. Makes great soup, sauce, or pumpkin pie. Quick-ripening fruits are...
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Green-Striped Cushaw (Striped Crookneck) Winter Squash 4 g

Green-Striped Cushaw (Striped Crookneck) Winter Squash 4 g

(C. argyrosperma) 110 days. [Pre-1893, possibly pre-1860. Cushaws came from the West Indies, earlier than 1700.] This bulb-shaped squash is a reliable producer and the most popular of its class. Large, vigorous vines are resistant to squash vine borer and downy mildew. Fruits average 10-12...
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Illinois (White Crookneck Pumpkin) Winter Squash 4 g

Illinois (White Crookneck Pumpkin) Winter Squash 4 g

(C. argyosperma) 95 days. [Grown in s. Illinois since at least the 1830s, including by friends of Abraham Lincoln’s parents.] Long white 15-30 lb. fruits with large curved necks and some green mottled striping. Light yellow flesh has mild, pleasant flavor. Earlier and better keeping...
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Mrs. Amerson's Winter Squash 3 g

Mrs. Amerson's Winter Squash 3 g

(C. moschata) 120 days. Large squash with great flavor, bakes quickly despite its large size. Tan skin, orange flesh. Two different shapes make up the variety: one slightly bell-shaped, the other flatter. Favorite of our 2009 heirloom moschata trials. Pkt.
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North Georgia Candy Roaster Winter Squash 28 g

North Georgia Candy Roaster Winter Squash 28 g

(C. maxima) 100 days. [Early 1900s Appalachian Thanksgiving feasts included “candy roaster pie” instead of pumpkin pie.] Rare heirloom variety. Banana-shaped fruits are up to 18 in. long and 6 in. wide, pink with blue tips. Smooth, delicious orange flesh. (28 g)
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North Georgia Candy Roaster Winter Squash 5 g

North Georgia Candy Roaster Winter Squash 5 g

(C. maxima) 100 days. [Early 1900s Appalachian Thanksgiving feasts included “candy roaster pie” instead of pumpkin pie.] Rare heirloom variety. Banana-shaped fruits are up to 18 in. long and 6 in. wide, pink with blue tips. Smooth, delicious orange flesh. Pkt.
$3.25

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Pennsylvania Dutch Crookneck Winter Squash 3 g

Pennsylvania Dutch Crookneck Winter Squash 3 g

(C. moschata) 102 days. [PA Heirloom] Similar to butternuts, but with much longer necks. Tan skin and deep orange flesh with great flavor. Seeds are in the bulb end of the squash, so slicing up the long neck is fast and easy work in the kitchen. Vigorous vines, impressive yields even in...
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Rouge Vif d'Etampes (Cinderella) Pumpkin 4 g

Rouge Vif d'Etampes (Cinderella) Pumpkin 4 g

(C. maxima) 120 days. [First available in the US in 1883. “Rouge Vif” is French for “deep red.”] Beautiful, rich orange pumpkin with deep ribs and a flattened shape. Good for pies. 12-35 lb fruits. Pkt.
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Seminole Pumpkin 28 g

Seminole Pumpkin 28 g

(C. moschata) 95 days. [Cultivated in Florida by the Native Americans in the 1500s.] Keeps up to 1 year at room temperature! Small fruits are sweeter than Butternut and have firm, deep-orange flesh. Large vines bear bell-shaped buff-colored fruits averaging 6 in. in diameter. Resistant to...
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Seminole Pumpkin 3 g

Seminole Pumpkin 3 g

(C. moschata) 95 days. [Cultivated in Florida by the Native Americans in the 1500s.] Keeps up to 1 year at room temperature! Small fruits are sweeter than Butternut and have firm, deep-orange flesh. Large vines bear bell-shaped buff-colored fruits averaging 6 in. in diameter. Resistant to...
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Seminole, Larger Fruited Pumpkin 3 g

Seminole, Larger Fruited Pumpkin 3 g

(C. moschata) 95 days. [Strain selected by NC grower Dan Zipple.] An interesting strain of Seminole, with fruits up to 8-9 lbs., along with Seminole’s usual vigor. Alabama grower Tim Fields measured a vine up to 36 ft. long! Pkt.
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Small Sugar Pumpkin 28 g

Small Sugar Pumpkin 28 g

(New England Pie, Sugar Pumpkin) (C. pepo) 100 days. [Pre-1860] A traditional favorite of home gardeners. Sweet dry flesh is high in solids and low in stringiness. Round orange fruits weigh 6-8 lbs. (28 g)
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Small Sugar Pumpkin 4 g

Small Sugar Pumpkin 4 g

(New England Pie, Sugar Pumpkin) (C. pepo) 100 days. [Pre-1860] A traditional favorite of home gardeners. Sweet dry flesh is high in solids and low in stringiness. Round orange fruits weigh 6-8 lbs. Pkt.
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Spaghetti Squash (Vegetable Spaghetti) Winter Squash 4 g

Spaghetti Squash (Vegetable Spaghetti) Winter Squash 4 g

(C. pepo) 90 days. 9 in. pale yellow fruits. Keeps well. Pale flesh breaks up into spaghetti-like strands when cooked - boil fruit for 20-30 minutes and remove flesh with a fork. Tasty flesh may be used like spaghetti, topped with your favorite sauce - a good low-carb option! Pkt.
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Sweet Meat Squash Winter Squash 4 g

Sweet Meat Squash Winter Squash 4 g

(C. maxima) This excellent 12-15 lb squash has a slate green skin and orange flesh. Flesh has a dry texture and a buttery flavor that sweetens with age. Excellent keeper. Thanks to its tender dry texture, can substitute for summer squash in cooked foods. Pkt.
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Table Queen Bush (Acorn) Winter Squash 3 g

Table Queen Bush (Acorn) Winter Squash 3 g

(C. pepo) 80 days. [1948] Space-saving version of Table Queen (see description below). Averages 5 fruits per plant. Pkt.
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Table Queen Vine (Acorn) Winter Squash 3 g

Table Queen Vine (Acorn) Winter Squash 3 g

(C. pepo) 85 days. [1913. The precursor of this variety was grown by the Arikara Indian tribe in the early 1800s.] Acorn squash, averages 6 in. long. Dark-green rind, fine textured, golden-yellow flesh. Sweetens in storage. Excellent for baking. Pkt.
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Tahitian Melon Winter Squash 3 g

Tahitian Melon Winter Squash 3 g

(C. moschata) 120 days. Long-necked butternut type has one of the highest sugar contents of any winter squash. The sweet, fine-textured neck flesh is excellent for pies and soups. Large (10-20 lb) fruits keep well for 9+ months. Pkt.
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Tan Cheese Pumpkin 28 g

Tan Cheese Pumpkin 28 g

(C. moschata) 110 days. [Pre-1824, one of the oldest varieties cultivated.] Cheese pumpkins are hardy, productive, and superior to most field pumpkins. Smooth, tan skin, moderately deep ribs, and deep orange sweet flesh. Good keepers. 8 in. high fruits weigh 6-12 lbs. (28 g)
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Tan Cheese Pumpkin 4 g

Tan Cheese Pumpkin 4 g

(C. moschata) 110 days. [Pre-1824, one of the oldest varieties cultivated.] Cheese pumpkins are hardy, productive, and superior to most field pumpkins. Smooth, tan skin, moderately deep ribs, and deep orange sweet flesh. Good keepers. 8 in. high fruits weigh 6-12 lbs. Pkt.
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Thai Kang Kob Winter Squash 3 g

Thai Kang Kob Winter Squash 3 g

Small crop, now sold out for 2015* (C. moschata) 110 days. [Thai variety.] High yields of flattened, ribbed 6-8 lb. fruits turning from green to tan in storage. Thin, edible skins make peeling unnecessary. Appealing flavor, stronger than most moschata...
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Thai Rai Kaw Tok Winter Squash 3 g

Thai Rai Kaw Tok Winter Squash 3 g

(C. moschata) 120 days. [Thai variety.] Very high yields of attractive flattened, ribbed, speckled 5-12 lb fruits. Green and tan at maturity, turning increasingly tan in storage. Thin, edible skins make peeling unnecessary. Seeds are especially easy to scoop out and to separate for roasting....
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Thelma Sanders Sweet Potato (Acorn) Winter Squash 2 g

Thelma Sanders Sweet Potato (Acorn) Winter Squash 2 g

(C. pepo) 96 days. [Family heirloom from Thelma Sanders in Adair County, MD. Introduced 1988 by SESE.] Acorn-type squash up to 6 in. long. Ripens from cream to light gold. Thick, golden yellow flesh with fine texture and superb flavor. Sweetens in storage. Great vigor in VABF’s 2009...
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Upper Ground Sweet Potato SQUASH, WINTER 3 g

Upper Ground Sweet Potato SQUASH, WINTER 3 g

(C. moschata) 100 days. [Appalachian heirloom from KY. Introduced 1988 by SESE.] Vigorous vines, hardy and productive even in drought. Resembles a butternut squash without the neck; the yellow-orange to orange flesh is sweet and similar to butternut. Pkt (3 g)
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Waltham Butternut Winter Squash 28 g

Waltham Butternut Winter Squash 28 g

(C. moschata) 95 days. [1970, AAS winner.] Very vigorous and dependable. Fruits average 8-9 in. long, 3-4 lbs, and have buff-colored skin, and fine-textured, sweet, orange flesh. Can be harvested when small and used like a summer squash. Excellent resistance to vine borers. Stores very...
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Waltham Butternut Winter Squash 4 g

Waltham Butternut Winter Squash 4 g

(C. moschata) 95 days. [1970, AAS winner.] Very vigorous and dependable. Fruits average 8-9 in. long, 3-4 lbs, and have buff-colored skin, and fine-textured, sweet, orange flesh. Can be harvested when small and used like a summer squash. Excellent resistance to vine borers. Stores very...
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Waltham Butternut, Virginia Select Winter Squash 3 g

Waltham Butternut, Virginia Select Winter Squash 3 g

(C. moschata) 95 days. Virginia grower Carl Kling has been growing Waltham butternut squash for many years, selecting for the longest keepers. One of the best performers in Twin Oaks Seeds’ 2012 butternut trials. Pkt.
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Winter Luxury Pie PUMPKIN 28 g

Winter Luxury Pie PUMPKIN 28 g

(C. pepo) 100 days. [1893, improved and popularized by Gill Brothers Seeds by 1917.] Deep orange and slightly netted with sweet, tender flesh. Fruits are 6-1/2 in. tall, 8 in. wide, average 6-1/2 lbs. In The Compleat Squash, author Amy Goldman says, "Winter Luxury Pie makes the...
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Winter Luxury Pie Pumpkin 4 g

Winter Luxury Pie Pumpkin 4 g

(C. pepo) 100 days. [1893, improved and popularized by Gill Brothers Seeds by 1917.] Deep orange and slightly netted with sweet, tender flesh. Fruits are 6½ in. tall, 8 in. wide, average 6½ lbs. In The Compleat Squash, author Amy Goldman says, “Winter Luxury Pie makes the...
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