Bush Delicata Winter Squash is considered the Dessert Squash for its sweet nutty flavor. This 2002 AAS winner developed at Cornell has a bush vine habit, higher yields and much more resistance to disease than older varieties of delicata making it a great choice for organic gardens. Each plant produces 5-9 thin-skinned cream-colored fruits with dark green stripes. Flesh is rich gold, fine textured with no strings. Winter storage averages 4 months. 80 days from seed. PM resistance.
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.