Squash Sweet Dumpling - Ontario Seed Company
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A delightful dumpling shaped, delicate squash. Very sweet and tasty light golden flesh in compact fruits that average 10cm (4") size and 250g (1/2lb.) weight. Just the right size for individual servings. Very productive vine; fruit stores quite well. Fruit benefits from straw mulch between it and the soil.
How to Grow
Squash are a hot weather crop. They need full sun and deep, rich, well drained, organic soil with a pH of 5.5 to 6.5. Before planting, work in lots of compost. Directly plant seed outdoors from late May to mid June 2.5cm (1") deep in hills 2.4m (8') apart with 4-6 seeds per hill. After germination, thin to 3 plants per hill. Seed can be started indoors 3 weeks before the plant out date. Squash do not transplant well - use paper or fiber pots that can be set directly in the soil Protect mature squash from frost and cold temperatures.
Approx. 20 seeds/pkt.