Description:A white-skinned acorn type squash with tasty white inner flesh that can be baked, fluffed and seasoned to enjoy as a low carb/high fibre alternative to mashed potato! Fruits keep their colour well into autumn and store well, making them an ideal crop for the vegetable patch or kitchen garden.
Sowing Info:Sow 13mm (½in) deep in 7cm (3in) pots of a good, freedraining, moist seed compost, at 20-25°C (68-77°F). Place pots in a propagator or seal them inside a polythene bag until after germination which takes approx. 5-7 days.
Growing Info:Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for a few days before planting out after all risk of frost has passed, 90cm (36in) apart. Can also be sown direct outdoors once the soil has warmed. Sow two seeds every 90cm (36in) and later thin to the strongest seedling.
Aftercare Info:For delicious and healthy mash, just halve and bake cut side down; scoop out the cooked flesh, mash, add butter and season! Good source of vitamins A, C, E and K and of minerals, including potassium, iron and magnesium. High in antioxidants. See our website for further cooking suggestions.
Harvesting Period:September to October
No of Seeds:12
Seeds - Postal Delivery cost is €2 and applies to orders of seed packets ONLY. (Please Note: This Does Not Apply to Seed Potatoes, Onion Sets or Bulbs)
Standard delivery within 2-5 working days, for all other orders is €6.99 per online order up to 4kg regardless of the number of items ordered.
Orders over 4kg are charged at €8.99. The Max order we can send is 30kg.
Collection In Store is not available at this time.
Deliveries are dispatched on the next working day after the order has been placed, and you should receive your order within 2 - 5 working days. In the unlikely event that an item you have ordered is out of stock, we will notify you as soon as possible to inform you of any possible delays. Orders placed on a Friday or over the weekend, will be shipped on Monday.
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