gourd family, cucurbit family Cucurbita pepo

Planting labels for keeping track Pumpkin, squash

Spaghetti squash (Cucurbita pepo) weighs about one kilogram. This oval squash has spaghetti-like pulp. Not only is it tasty, but super enjoyable to eat. With the fun shape and texture, it adds variety and surprise to the kitchen.

Sow from mid-April as single seeds in 10-cm pots at about 20º C. Lightly cover seeds with loose soil or sand and keep moist. Transplant into the field from May 20th at the foot of the compost pile or in nutrient-rich soil. (Beware of slug damage!) Keep free from frost. Space individual plants at 80–100 cm on all sides. Harvest before the first frost. Store in at least 15º C.

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Sowing quantity 25 g/Are

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