Squash Blue Hubbard
Blue Hubbard Winter Squash produces large hard shelled fruits that are gathered at maturity. Can be stored for a long time. Excellent baked or used as pie filling.
Allow fruits to remain on vine until fully mature. Gather before frost, leaving part of the stem attached to the fruit. Handle carefully and store in a moderately warm, dry place during the winter.
Planting time - Spring or indoors 4-6 weeks earlier
Matures in - 110 days
Germinates in - 10-15 days
Sowing depth - 1/2 inch
Hill spacing - 6-8 feet
Seed spacing - 3-5 seeds in a ring about 2 inches across.
Thinning - when plants are 2-3 inches tall, thin to 3-4 of the strongest plants in each hill
Net weight 3.2 G (Estimated 15 seeds)
Bulk Squash seed available.
250 Seeds/oz. Plant 1/2oz per 100ft row.
2lbs of Squash seed needed per acre.
Average Squash yield per acre - 8 1/2 tons.