Winter squash is harvested late in the growing season when it’s fully mature. Rinds should be hard and taste best after cooking. Most winter squash have a vining habit and long fruit storage as compared to the bushy growth habit and shorter shelf life of summer squash.
The Waltham Butternut Squash's delicious fine textured flesh and long storage capability definitely makes it the top winter squash choice.
Cut the Cushaw Green Striped Squash open to find a nice surprise of a tender, pale yellow flesh that is bursting with flavor!
The Festival Winter Squash's flesh is peach-colored, similar to an acorn squash but with a sweet flavor and better texture.
The Kikuza Squash is a unique, pumpkin-like, delicious Japanese heirloom squash that can grow to be a large 5 lbs. with an orange ribbed rind.
The Little Dipper Squash is a “mini” traditional-shaped butternut squash that literally can make a personal-sized delicious meal!