plants. gardens. friends.

digthedirt is about gardening, outdoor living and loving our planet!

learn more »

Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita pepo 'Melonette Jaspee Vendee'

Botanical name: Cucurbita pepo 'Melonette Jaspee Vendee'

Common name: winter squash

Average rating: 0

It's not yet rated

What's your rating?

Planted
1
time

Photo credit: Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company
Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita pepo 'Melonette Jaspee Vendee'

at a glance

Soil: dry, acidic, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 4a thru 11a
Care:
average
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

fall interest, bee attracting, edible, drought tolerant

go to full stats and tell us your opinion »

description for "Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita pepo 'Melonette Jaspee Vendee'"

A beautiful and historic winter squash is 'Melonette Jaspee Vendee'. This French variety was discovered in Vendee, a historical town in Western France. It features golden yellow, netted skin with rich, sweet tasting flesh. This is a very productive variety and yields fruit that weigh up to four pounds. Additionally, it can generally be grown in a wide variety of weather conditions. Enjoy this squash either baked, grilled or in other French cuisine. Maturity in 90 days. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Seeds originally collected in France

   You must login to vote!

Advertisement