Sweet Meat Squash is a winter squash heirloom from the Pacific Northwest. It produces vigorous vines that are 12"-18" tall and spread 6-10 feet in every direction. The leaves and vines are covered in trichomes, which are small hairs. The flowers are trumpet-shaped and yellow-orange in colour. The Sweet Meat fruit is sea-green in colour, with a greenish grey outer skin and a deep orange flesh.
Botanical name : Cucurbita maxima
Common name : Sweet Meat Squash, Winter
Size at maturity : 12"-18"
Days to maturity : 110-120
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. 60