(8-15 lbs.) American Tondo is a delicious, unique looking, multipurpose Italian winter squash. It can be eaten young like a zucchini or mature when it tastes like a butternut squash. Where it really shines though is in fall displays of pumpkins and winter squash. It is oval with green skin and large, raised, yellow ribs. C. pepo. 90 days.
175-300/oz. (Seed Variable);
2-8 lbs./acre.; 7-10 days, 72°F. Start early indoors in pots and transplant after last spring frost. Can also be seeded directly in the field after soil temperature is 72°F.