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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita maxima, 'Stella Blue Hokkaido'

Botanical name: Cucurbita maxima, 'Stella Blue Hokkaido'

Common name: winter squash

also known as (ebisu, delica, hoka, hokkaido, or japanese pumpkin)

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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita maxima, 'Stella Blue Hokkaido'
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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 1a thru 11a
Care:
average
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

edible

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description for "Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita maxima, 'Stella Blue Hokkaido'"

Cucurbita maxima 'Stella Blue Hokkaido' is an exceptional winter squash. 'Stella Blue Hokkaido' has sweet, richly flavored, fiberless flesh, delicious, dry, and almost flaky. Medium-sized, round, slightly flattened, blue fruits store well. Planting depth: 1 inch. Days to germination: 3-7 days. 95-105 days to maturity.

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