LOWER SALMON RIVER WINTER SQUASH
Cucurbita maxima 90-100 Days
min 15 seeds
SEED SOURCE: TRIPLE DIVIDE ORGANIC SEED CO-OP
Bio-regionally adaptive seed is grown by Karl Sutton and Fresh Roots Organic Farm near Polson, MT. Originally from the Lower Salmon River area of Idaho, potentially during the early 1900’s. A 3-12 pound beautiful salmon colored hard shell which resists mouse damage. Sweet orange flesh great for pies, soups, and jerky. Stores close to a year in storage.
SUPPORT ORGANIC NON-GMO SEEDS AND FOOD
Direct sow about one week after last Spring frost. Sow in hills 4-6 feet apart with 2-4 seeds per hill. Enjoys chemical free compost/fertilizer and weekly waterings. Over watering can crack shell. Isolate by 1/2 mile or hand pollinate to save pure seed, or save seed from any fruit if you want your own variety. Will not cross with other species of squash.
SOWS AT LEAST 4 HILLS OR A 20 FOOT ROW