Thelma Sanders


An heirloom from Adair County, Missouri. Superb flavor, acorn shaped fruits weigh about one pound. Vines are loaded with fruits that store well until Christmas time in the Midwest.

Additional information

Weight N/A
Seed Type

Certified Organic

Latin Name:

Cucurbita pepo

Alternate Names

Thelma Sanders Sweet Potato

Plant Type



8-12 days


85-95 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 2-3 seeds. Or plant in rows 6-8' apart, spacing plants 12-18" apart in the row.

Seed Count

+/- 334 per ounce; 5,355 per pound

Satisfaction Guarantee

A.P. Whaley Seed Company is committed to your satisfaction. We pride ourselves in offering only the highest quality seeds: those free of GMOs, noxious weeds and other invasive species, and produced by growers that are supportive of sustainable agricultural practices.  Limitation of Liability:  The sole remedy for loss or damages shall be limited to the purchase price of the seed.  Shipping charges are not refundable. Under no circumstances will A. P. Whaley LLC be liable for consequential damages.  All claims must be submitted to A. P. Whaley LLC in writing no more than 30 days from the date of purchase.

Wholesale Customers

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

Organic Certification

All seed labeled as Certified Organic is certified for A.P. Whaley LLC by MOSA.



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