Squashes, pumpkins, gourds,
 including summer squashes and zucchini





Summer squash and zucchini
 

Yellow Bush Scallop      (Pātisson Jaune) 

Summer squash, patty pan type with scalloped yellow fruits. Pick young for best texture. Bushy plants, non runner. Early. 50 days.
Packet of 15 seeds: $2,99



Golden Yellow Zucchini     (Zucchini Jaune)

Summer squash with beautiful golden yellow fruits. Smooth, thin skin. Pick at 15-17 cm. Nice flavor. Good fresh or cooked. Large runner plants. 55 days.
Packet of 15 seeds: $2,49



Zucchini Romanesco

Renowned italian variety with exceptional taste (indeed, it is very good!). Deeply corrugated fruits. Stays tender even when large (30 cm). Good texture, wonderful flavor. Large plants. "Costata Romanesco". 50-55 days.
Packet of 5 seeds: $2,49


Zucchini Rond de Nice

Round zucchinis that are picked up immature when they are no larger than a grapefruit. 50-55 days.
Packet of 10 seeds: $2,99






Winter Squash


 

 
Blue Hubbard       
(C. maxima)     

Large winter squash with blue-gray bumpy skin. Somewhat, bulbous or elongated shape. Thick orange flesh, fine textured. Like potatoes, Blue Hubbards can be used to make french fries. They can also be added to purees, soups, pies, muffins, etc. Nice ornamental. Very hard skin. Keeps well, for up to 6 months. Large running vines, needs space. Big squash, averaging 4 to 6 kilos, but up to 16 (40 lbs). 110 days.
Packet of 10 seeds:  $2,4
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Delicata      (Sweet potato)  

One of the best tasting, with sweet flesh often compared to sweet potato. Also, does not really need peeling because skin is very thin. 15-25 cm long. 100 days.
Packet of 20 seeds: $1,99


Galeuse d'Eysines    C. maxima     
(Giraumon Galeux d'Eysines)


French variety with salmon-pink skin covered with warts. Nice, sweet flavor. Large fruits, round and flattened, from 8 to 15 kilos, with bright orange flesh. The fruits start smooth and grow more and more peanut like protuberances as they age. Unique. About 95 days.
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marina di chioggia
Marina di Chioggia 

Blue-green italian squash covered with warts. Medium size, 12 kg, 30 cm. Sweet yellow-orange flesh. Large running vines. Needs space. 95 days.

Packet of 5 seeds: $2,99



  Pink Banana   

Enormous fat squashes with pale pink skin. Can reach more than 75 cm long. Sweet orange flesh, similar to Butternut.  Large plants, need lots of space to grow. 100 to 105 days.
Packet of 5 seeds: $1,99



  Spaghetti

Popular type with nice yellow flesh that can be separated with a fork into many spaghetti like filaments. Can be cooked in the microwave oven. Delicious with butter and salt or tomato sauce. Oval fruits with yellow skin, 25 cm long. 90 days.
Packet of 10 seeds: $1,99




Table Queen  
 
Dark green acorn shaped fruits with thick orange flesh. 12 to 15 cm. Flesh gets better and sweeter with time. Keeps well. Good yields . Running vines. 80 days.
Packet of 20 seeds: $1,99   

 



Pumpkins






 
Pumpkin "Early Sweet Sugar"      
 
Great all-around pumpkin with sweet, fine flesh. One of the best for making pumpkin pies. Good for canning too. Harvest and roast seeds for a nutritious snack. Medium size fruits (18-20 cm), easy to carry around. 6-8 lbs. Early varieity, at 90 days.
Packet of 15 seeds: $1,99


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Jack Be Little    (Citrouille Mini)

Small pumpkins, the size of big tomatoes, used for decorations and eating. Earlier than big pumpkins. Can also be grown on a trellis, as shown on pictures. Needs space. .
Packet of 10 seeds: $1,99



Rouge Vif d'Etampes  

Old french heirloom with bright red scalloped pumpkins. Round, flattened, 35 cm wide and weighing up to 10 kg. For cooking or decorations. Yellow flesh. 90-100 days.  Aka "Cinderella".
Packet of 5 seeds: $2,99



Gourds



Gourds -Small Mix

Mix of small ornamental gourds offering many different shapes and colors. Can be grown in the garden or on a trellis. Vines are 3 to 6 m long. Grow more than one plant in order to get different gourds. 100 days.
Packet of 25 seeds: $1,49




Gourds -Large Mix      (Lagenaria siceraria)

Mix of the most popular varieties of large gourds, including the Bottle, the Dipper and the Birdhouse. Grow more than one plant as to get different shapes. Strong vines reaching more than 5 m long. 100 days
Packet of 10 seeds: $2,49





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