Winter Squash (Gourd) - Cha Cha F1
Cha-Cha is a mid-size Kabocha type of Squash with dark green, slightly flat-round fruits. Inside is bright orange flesh which cooks up dry, flaky and sweet with a delicious taste. The average weight of Cha-Cha is 2kg with a yield of 3 - 4 fruits per plant.
Sow the seeds from April to May. Sow 2 or 3 seeds into a 7cm pot in a greenhouse at 20 °C. Late May sowings can be made by placing seeds 5cm apart direct into soil in cold frame. As soon as seedlings have produced 2 rough leaves prick off into individual 7cm pots. Gradually harden off before planting outside, 90cm apart in late May or early June. Cold Frame sowings can be gradually hardened off before planting out. Ready to harvest from September to October.