Small to medium in size, delicata squash has a long, narrow, cylindrical shape with grooved skin and lines that run the length of the squash. The skin is thin and smooth, with a creamy yellow base and vertical green or orange stripes. The flesh is firm, thick, fine-grained, and yellow to orange in colour, with a hollow cavity in the centre that contains stringy pulp and many flat, hard, cream-colored seeds.
Botanical name : Cucurbita maxima
Common name : Delicata Squash, Winter
Size at maturity : 4"-6"
Days to maturity : 100- 110
Light requirement : Full sun
Planting time : Spring / Summer
Sowing method : Direct sow
Planting depth : 1/2"- 1"
Plant Spacing : 4-6"
Ships : Year-round
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 200