Delicata is an heirloom winter squash that is an AAS Winner! Delicata’s white flesh is sweet & tender, with a taste like a sweet potato. The fruit measures an average of 6 – 8” long with a diameter of 3 – 4”.
Each squash weighs 1 – 1 ½ pounds, & plants produce an average of 8 fruits each. Don’t worry if you have extras ... they store very well. Try Delicata in place of Butternut Squash!
Name: Delicata Squash Other Common Names: Sweet Potato Squash Scientific Name: Cucurbita Pepo Color: Creamy White With Green Stripes Plant Seeds: Outdoors After Frost / Indoors Weeks Before Last Frost Harvest: 95 Days Hardiness Zone: Annual Plant height: 18 - 24" Plant Spacing: 2 - 3 Plants Per Hill With Hills Spaced 4 - 6' Light Requirements: Sun Soil & Water Preferences: Average