Turk's Turban Squash (C. maxima)Turk's Turban squash seeds date back to the late 1700's, formerly referred to as French Turban or Turk’s Cap. A highly productive heirloom squash plant producing several brightly coloured, 10-12 inch gourds. Fair quality for baking and stuffing, the bright red, white and green squashes also look especially attractive in fall displays.
85-90 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 past, spacing 5-6 feet apart. Direct seed in raised hills sowing 5-6 seeds 1/2 inch deep. Soil temperature should be at least 21 degrees C. Space mounds 5-6 feet apart, thinning to 3 plants per mound.