Sweet Dumpling squash is a winter squash variety that produces small acorn squash in individual sizes. The fruit has a diameter of about 4 inches, making it ideal for roasting whole or stuffing. The exterior is a deeply ribbed, ivory white or cream marked by dark green strips, while the interior is an incredibly sweet, tender orange colour. It is also fairly disease resistant.
Botanical name : Cucurbita maxima
Common name : Sweet Dumpling Squash, Winter
Size at maturity : 4"
Days to maturity : 100
Light requirement : Full sun
Planting time : Spring / Summer
Sowing method : Direct sow
Planting depth : 1/2"
Plant spacing : 4-6"
Ships : Year-round
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 150