Silver Bell Squash (C.maxima)This heirloom winter squash is actually a selection from Blue Banana, bred and introduced by the Ferry-Morse Seed Co. of Massachusetts in 1956. Vines produce small 6-8” bell-shaped squash with beautiful silvery grey-blue shells turning pink over time in storage. Silver Bell has excellent tasting, deep orange, sweet flesh that is on the dry side. One of the most trouble free and best storing winter squash we grow!
100 -105 days to maturity
20 seeds per packet $3.95
Planting Instructions: Seed indoors 1/2 inch deep. Line out transplants after risk of frost has passed, spacing 5-6 seed apart. Direct seed in raised hills sowing 5-6 seeds 1/2 inch deep. Soil temperature should be at least 21 degrees Celsius. Space mounds 5-6 feet apart, thinning to 3 plants per mound.