Days To Maturity : 90
Germination Days : 5-10
Planting Depth : 1.5-2
Seed Code : O
Seeds Per Packet : 25
Spacing : 15-18
When To Plant : Late spring
When To Plant : Summer
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Zeppelin Delicata Win... VSQ-5450



Ivory-cream skin with dark-green stripes.

(1894) We have had many requests for this sweet little squash.

Fruits 3 x 8h, have rich, moist sweet flesh, almost like a yam.

This is an outstanding strain of a favorite squash. some people eat them for dessert. Short prolific vines. BOTANICAL NAME: Curcurbita pepo


Start seed indoors in flats or pots, up to a month before last frost date. Transplant 18" apart after frost past. Add lots of compost or decomposed manure. Mulch helps even out soil moisture, but where squash bugs are a problem, mulch will give them hiding places. Diatom dust on the stems and surrounding soil helps against them (if using, use drip watering or water in one spot only, to leave the dust in place). Harvest before heavy frost or when stems are dry. Leave 1" stem. GROW BIOINTENSIVE    CULTURAL INFORMATION: W, H/Matures 11-17/Harvest 4+/Yield 50-350/Spacing 12-18" ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Easy to grow, tolerates hot weather, stores well


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Leaves are beautiful
on 08/12/12 by Pauline

I just love this plant. The large, silver shot leaves are pretty enough for the front of the garden, even if it never fruited. But it does fruit! It withstood the squash vine borer better than the other winter squashes.