Turks Turban Gourd Squash, Winter (Cucurbita maxima)
Turk's Turban fruit comes in a variety of bright colours. The bottom half is usually a solid colour in dark to reddish orange shades. The top is mostly beige with reddish orange and dark green streaks. Turk's Turban fruits grow to be about 12 inches in diameter and weigh about 5 pounds on average. They're great for using in fall displays. They blend in nicely with the other pumpkins and gourds.
Botanical name : Cucurbita maxima
Common name : Turks Turban Gourd Squash, Winter
Size at maturity : 7-12"
Days to maturity : 90-110
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. 90