Growing Calendar for Squash Festival Seeds
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This trailing variety can be grown up supports if required.
It produces fruit the size of large grapefruit which are ideal roasted.
Alternatively, pierce the skin several times and cook in the microwave for 4-5 minutes and simply serve with butter and freshly ground pepper.
Trailing variety the size of a large grapefruit
Sow Indoors: March-May 1½in (4cm) deep in individual pots of pre watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times. Temperature 65-70F (18-21C).
Sow Outdoors: May-June 1½in (4cm) deep, in required harvest postion in well manured soil in the sunniest part of the garden.
Plant Out: May-June. Harden off young plants before planting out in the required harvest position 18in(46cm) apart when risk of frost has passed.
Grow On: Leave strongest plants to mature watering copiously in dry summers. Pinch out the tips of the main shoot at 24in (61cm) water the soil not over the plant
I have grown these before and never had a problem...this time not 1 seed has germinated. Very disappointed.
Festival squash is very reliable, excellent sweet flavour and a nice size for a smaller meal. It's a bit awkward to peel, so probably best baked in its skin. Tastes better than a lot of butter nuts.
Excellent from order to delivery
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