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Botanical Interests® Organic Heirloom Red Kuri Winter Squash Seeds – 1.5 grams

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Cucurbita maxima

Once you try these 3-4 pound fruits, they’ll become an essential part of your fall and winter cooking. Kuri is Japanese for chestnut, a tribute to its nutty flavor. Also known as ‘Orange Hokkaido’, its smooth consistency and deep color make it a favorite for any traditional squash or pumpkin dish, although it’s terrific simply sliced, steamed, or baked. Compact 4′-6′ vines produce well even in cool or short-season climates. Botanical Interest’s® Jack Be Little Pumpkin Seeds are USDA Organic and have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.

This packet sows up to 2 mounds.

95 days to maturity.

Outdoors: Sow 1-2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is 70°–85°F.
Indoors: Sow 2-4 weeks before your average last frost date, although not recommended except in very short growing seasons, as roots sensitive to disturbance. Sow in 4″ biodegradable pots that can be planted directly into the ground. Transplant when soil temperature is at least 60°F.

What is an heirloom seed?

An heirloom variety is one that has been passed down from generation to generation. Generally, the variety must have been around for at least 50 years. They are open-pollinated, which means they have been exposed to natural pollination methods like insects or winds. They aren’t hybrids or genetically modified.