Delicata (Standard)


Unlike most winter squash that need a few weeks to “cure” before eating, Delicata is ready to use straight out of the garden. Fruits weigh 1-2 pounds, a perfect single-serving size. Rich sweet potato flavor. Vines are short. Stores well, excellent for stuffing or baking.


Additional information

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Seed Type


Latin Name:

Cucurbita pepo

Plant Type



8-12 days


90-100 days


Full Sun

Planting Method:

Direct sow seeds after danger of frost has passed. Or start indoors 3 weeks before last frost date.

Planting Depth:



Sow 6-8 seeds in hills 6-8' apart. Thin to 3-4 seeds. Or plant in rows 6-8' apart, spacing plants 12-18" apart in the row.

Seed Count

+/- 445 per ounce; 7,125 per pound

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For wholesale pricing and availability, please contact our office at (608) 437-9081.


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