Squash Spaghetti - Ontario Seed Company

Squash Spaghetti - Ontario Seed Company

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Cucurbita pepo

An interesting novelty squash producing medium sized oblong fruit on normal sized vines. Boil the mature fruit for 20 minutes, open, remove seeds, fluff out the flesh with a fork and season with salt, pepper and butter: vegetable spaghetti! Introduced in the mid 1930's.

Approx. 20 seeds/pkt

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.

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