Winter Squash

See also Pumpkins.

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).




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Sweet Meat Squash SQUASH, WINTER 4 g

Sweet Meat Squash SQUASH, WINTER 4 g

(C. maxima) This excellent 12-15 lb. squash has a slate green skin and orange flesh. Heavy yielding plants will aggressively push the borders you plant them in. Flesh has a dry texture and a buttery flavor that sweetens with age. This squash is an excellent keeper. Because of its tender...
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Small Sugar PUMPKIN 4 g

Small Sugar PUMPKIN 4 g

(C. pepo) 100 days [Pre- 1860] 'Small Sugar' is a traditional favorite of home gardeners. Its dry sweet flesh is high in solids and low in stringiness. Orange fruits are round and weigh 6 to 8 lbs. Pkt.
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Table Queen Vine (Acorn) SQUASH, WINTER 3 g

Table Queen Vine (Acorn) SQUASH, WINTER 3 g

(C. pepo) 85 days. [Introduced 1913. The precursor of this variety was cultivated previously by the Arikara Indian tribe in the early 1800's.] Acorn-shaped fruit averages 6" long. Dark-green rind, fine- textured, golden-yellow flesh. 'Table Queen' is an excellent baking squash....
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Buttercup, Burgess SQUASH, WINTER 5 g

Buttercup, Burgess SQUASH, WINTER 5 g

(C. maxima) 100 days. [Introduced in 1932 by the ND/AES.] This Burgess strain of 'Buttercup' is noted for its thick, fine-grained flesh and excellent flavor. Fruits are flattened turbans, approximately 4-1/2" x 6-1/2", weighing 4 to 5 lbs. Rinds are dark green with slight ribs and a...
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Delicata Zeppelin SQUASH, WINTER 2 g

Delicata Zeppelin SQUASH, WINTER 2 g

(C. pepo) 97 days. Surprisingly sweet for a pepo, this is one of the sweetest squashes we offer. The cream colored skin has dark green stripes in the ribs. 2 lb potatoes shaped fruits grow 10" X 3". Semi bush vines yield up to 8 fruits per plant. Pkt. (2 g)
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Seminole PUMPKIN 3 g

Seminole PUMPKIN 3 g

(C. moschata) 95 days. [Cultivated in Florida by the Seminole Indians in the 1500s.] Keeps up to 1 year at room temperature! Fruits are sweeter than 'Butternut' and have a firm, deep-orange flesh. Large vines bear bell-shaped buff-colored fruits averaging 7" in diameter. Resistant to vine...
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Spaghetti Squash (Vegetable Spaghetti) SQUASH, WINTER 4 g

Spaghetti Squash (Vegetable Spaghetti) SQUASH, WINTER 4 g

(C. pepo) 90 days. [1934] Fruits average 9" long, and turn from buff to pale yellow when mature. Keeps well. Flesh is pale yellow and breaks up into spaghetti-like strands. Boil fruit for 20-30 minutes and remove flesh with a fork. Flesh is tasty and may be used like spaghetti, topped...
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Table Queen Bush (Acorn) SQUASH, WINTER 3 g

Table Queen Bush (Acorn) SQUASH, WINTER 3 g

(C. pepo) 80 days. [Introduced 1948.] Space saving version of 'Table Queen' (See description below). Averages 5 fruits per plant. Pkt.
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Thelma Sanders Sweet Potato (Acorn) SQUASH, WINTER 2 g

Thelma Sanders Sweet Potato (Acorn) SQUASH, WINTER 2 g

(C. pepo) 96 days. [Family heirloom from Thelma Sanders in Adair County, Missouri. Introduced 1988 by SESE.] The acorn-shaped fruits grow up to 6" long, and have pronounced ridges from stem to blossom end. Ripens from a cream color to a light gold. Flesh is thick for the size of the...
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Waltham Butternut SQUASH, WINTER 4 g

Waltham Butternut SQUASH, WINTER 4 g

(C. moschata) 95 days. [Introduced 1970 by the Massachusetts/AES. AAS winner.] A popular winter storage squash of excellent quality. Stores very well. Can be harvested when small and used like a summer squash. Excellent resistance to vine borers. Fruits average 8 to 9" long, 3 to 4...
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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. (6 g)
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Connecticut Field PUMPKIN 4 g

Connecticut Field PUMPKIN 4 g

(C. pepo) (Big Tom, Yankee Cow Pumpkin)110 days. [Pre-1700 cultivar of Native Americans origin.] 'Connecticut Field' is still the most popular variety of large Halloween pumpkins. Fruits range from 15 to 20 lbs., are bright orange, slightly ribbed, and non- uniform in shape and size. ...
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Pennsylvania Dutch Crookneck SQUASH, WINTER 3 g

Pennsylvania Dutch Crookneck SQUASH, WINTER 3 g

(C. moschata) Similar to butternuts, tan skin with deep orange flesh and great flavor, but these Pennsylvania heirlooms have much longer necks. The seeds are in the bulb end of the squash, so slicing up the long neck is fast and easy work in the kitchen. Impressive yields even in 2013's...
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Rouge Vif d'Etampes (Cinderella) PUMPKIN 4 g

Rouge Vif d'Etampes (Cinderella) PUMPKIN 4 g

(C. maxima) 110 days [French heirloom, arrived in the US 1883.] Beautiful reddish-orange skin (Rouge Vif is French for "deep red"). Deeply ribbed, flattened pumpkin. 12-35 lb fruits grow 6" X 19." Good for pies, and a great ornamental. Pkt. (4 g)
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Tahitian Melon SQUASH, WINTER 3 g

Tahitian Melon SQUASH, WINTER 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.
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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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Burpee's Butterbush SQUASH, WINTER 3 g

Burpee's Butterbush SQUASH, WINTER 3 g

Small crop, now sold out for 2014 (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. 1-1/2 lb. fruits with sweet...
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Galeux d'Eysines SQUASH, WINTER 5 g

Galeux d'Eysines SQUASH, WINTER 5 g

(C. maxima) 98 days. [French heirloom] An unusual and beautiful squash. Vigorous plants set lots of smooth yellow fruits. At first they're nothing special, but then they turn a rosy pink as they ripen. In storage they develop an amazing warty surface. Makes great soup, sauce, or pumpkin...
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Green-Striped Cushaw (Striped Crookneck) SQUASH, WINTER 5 g

Green-Striped Cushaw (Striped Crookneck) SQUASH, WINTER 5 g

(C. argyosperma) 110 days. [Introduced before 1893, possibly pre- 1860, then known as 'Improved Cushaw'. Cushaws came from the West Indies, earlier than 1700.] This bulb-shaped pumpkin/winter squash is a reliable producer and the most popular of its class. Large, vigorous vines are...
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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...
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Candy Roaster Melon SQUASH, WINTER 5 g

Candy Roaster Melon SQUASH, WINTER 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.
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North Georgia Candy Roaster SQUASH, WINTER 5 g

North Georgia Candy Roaster SQUASH, WINTER 5 g

(C. maxima) 100 days. Rare heirloom variety. [Early 1900s Appalachian Thanksgiving feasts included "candy roaster pie" instead of pumpkin pie.] Banana-shaped fruits are up to 18" long and 6" in diameter, pink with blue tips. Smooth, delicious orange flesh. Pkt (5g, 20 seeds)
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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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Waltham Butternut, Virginia Select SQUASH, WINTER 3 g

Waltham Butternut, Virginia Select SQUASH, WINTER 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. (3 g)
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Buttercup, Burgess SQUASH, WINTER 28 g

Buttercup, Burgess SQUASH, WINTER 28 g

(C. maxima) 100 days. [Introduced in 1932 by the ND/AES.] This Burgess strain of 'Buttercup' is noted for its thick, fine-grained flesh and excellent flavor. Fruits are flattened turbans, approximately 4-1/2" x 6-1/2", weighing 4 to 5 lbs. Rinds are dark green with slight ribs and a...
$5.50

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Small Sugar PUMPKIN 28 g

Small Sugar PUMPKIN 28 g

(C. pepo) 100 days [Pre- 1860] 'Small Sugar' is a traditional favorite of home gardeners. Its dry sweet flesh is high in solids and low in stringiness. Orange fruits are round and weigh 6 to 8 lbs.
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Waltham Butternut SQUASH, WINTER 28 g

Waltham Butternut SQUASH, WINTER 28 g

(C. moschata) 95 days. [Introduced 1970 by the Massachusetts/AES. AAS winner.] A popular winter storage squash of excellent quality. Stores very well. Can be harvested when small and used like a summer squash. Excellent resistance to vine borers. Fruits average 8 to 9" long, 3 to 4...
$5.50

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Seminole PUMPKIN 28 g

Seminole PUMPKIN 28 g

(C. moschata) 95 days. [Cultivated in Florida by the Seminole Indians in the 1500s.] Keeps up to 1 year at room temperature! Fruits are sweeter than 'Butternut' and have a firm, deep-orange flesh. Large vines bear bell-shaped buff-colored fruits averaging 7" in diameter. Resistant to vine...
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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.
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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 6½ in. tall, 8 in. wide, average 6½ lbs. In The Compleat Squash, author Amy Goldman says, “Winter Luxury Pie makes...
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