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Queensland Blue Squash Seeds

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Number of Seeds per Pack: 25

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Queensland Blue Squash Seeds

This popular Australian heirloom was introduced to the US in 1932 and is sometimes called the Australian Blue Pumpkin.

The Queensland Blue Squash is a striking blue colored, turban shaped fruit with a flavorful, sweet golden colored flesh. It is a great tasting roasting pumpkin or can be used in soups.

This squash produces fruits weighing 12-20 pounds. Queensland Blue Squash squash stores well and can be stored in a cool, dry location for 1-6 months.

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Additional Details
  • Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee)
  • Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta)
  • Species: maxima (MAKS-ih-mih)
  • Cultivar: Queensland Blue
  • Category: Pumpkin (winter)
  • Seed Type: Open Pollinated, Heirloom
  • Height: 18-24 in. (45-60cm)
  • Size: 12 to 20 pounds (5 to 9kg)
  • Spacing: 8-10 ft. (2.4-3m)
  • Germination time: 7 to 10 days
  • Days to Maturity: 101 to 115 days
  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
  • Mature Skin Color: Blue
  • Habit: Vining
  • Foliage: N/A
  • Soil Requirements: acidic to neutral soil.
  • Propagation Methods: Sow seeds directly to soil after last frost. Plant in rows, 5-8 feet in both directions, sowing 1 seed every 6-12 inches. Or, plant in hills, 5 seeds per hill, with the hills 6-8 feet apart. Thin for the best three plants. Harvest in the autumn when the skins are too tough to be punctured easily with a thumbnail.
  • Other Details: Moderate water needs. Water regularly but do not over-water. This plant attracts bees, butterflies and birds.

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