Thompson & Morgan - Vegetables - Squash Winter High Sugar Mixed F1 Hybrid - 10 Seed
Squash - Winter High Sugar Mixed F1 Hybrid
This is an exciting mix of four 'high-sugar' varieties, developed from Sweet Dumpling types. The bushy plants of Squash High Sugar Mixed produce 'one meal' sized fruits of acorn or dumpling shape, weighing 500g-750g. The sweet flesh has an average of 14-16 brix (sugar) levels. Squash High Sugar Mixed contains Harlequin (acorn, cream with green stripes), Celebration (acorn, cream with orange stripes, green flecks), Table Star (acorn, green) Sweet Lightning (dumpling, creamy orange with darker orange stripes).
Sow seeds 13mm deep in 7cm pots of a good, free-draining, moist seed compost, at 20-25C. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a polythene bag until after germination which takes 7-10 days. Seeds can also be sown direct outdoors once the soil has warmed. Sow two seeds every 90cm and later thin to the strongest seedling. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for a few days before planting out after all risk of frost, 9cm apart.