One of the best squashes for processing is the Hubbard. This is a great garden variety that stores and ships well and is good for canning and pies. This heirloom squash variety can weigh up to 15 pounds and has so many shapes, colors and textures with fine-grained golden flesh with a deliciously rich flavour. There are so many shapes, colors and textures.It takes about 110 days for it to mature.
Botanical name : Cucurbita maxima
Common name : Hubbard Blend Squash, Winter
Size at maturity : 8"-16"
Days to maturity : 100-120
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. 200