Squash

Squash Seeds

Squash is one of the fastest growing vegetables in the home garden. It comes in so many shapes, sizes, flavors, and colors. Squash has two main types: summer or winter. Both have excellent nutritional value and a wide range of uses.

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The Chieftain PMT F1 Squash is a small early butternut hybrid that has an amazing storage and shipping potential for market production. This compact two pound squash has fine-grained flesh that is perfect for roasting or stuffing. The Chieftain PMT F1 is improved to be powdery mildew tolerant.

The Gelber Englischer Squash is known for its unique lemon-yellow patty pan shape that slightly resembles a spilled over muffin top! This German squash variety is originally from Gatersleben seed bank. The Gelber Englischer does well in cooler climates with full sun. The yellow fruits will turn dark orange if they are left on the vine past the edible stage.

The Benning's Green Tint is a very light green scallop-shaped summer squash with a deliciously tender and good quality flesh. This squash variety is easy to grow and produces high yields. The Bennings Green Tint Scallop is an old time favorite squash that is great for markets and home gardens.

The Waltham Butternut squash is prolific, easy to grow, sweet, and tasty. This favorite has wonderful storage capability and is now available in organic seeds. Sweet, fine textured flesh. Definitely the top choice winter squash. Butternut Squash has a sweet, almost nutty taste that is similar to sweet potato. Waltham Butternut Squash has yellow skin and orange flesh. When ripe, it turns increasingly deep orange and becomes even sweeter and richer. Certified Organic. Learn more about our organic seeds.

The Little Dipper is a “mini” traditional-shaped butternut squash that literally can make a personal-sized delicious meal! This tasty squash variety weighs in at about 2 pounds per fruit. The Little Dipper's plant habit is full vine with vigorous growth and has potential to produce a high amount of very uniform, orange-colored fruit.

The Caserta Zucchini is an early bush cocozelle that was a 1949 AAS winner. This spiny semi-open cut leaf plant can set 30 cylindrical slightly tapered fruits. This variety has a thin light-green skin with dark-green stripes and a firm creamy-white flesh, making it perfect for baking! Pick Caserta when 4-6 in. x 2-3.5 in. for the most tender and delicious taste!

The Yellow Bush Scallop Squash plant, also known as the Golden Custard, produces beautiful yellow scallops. This variety offers beautiful, bright yellow fruits with a rich, mellow flavor that is perfect for stuffing. The Yellow Bush Scallop offers high yields making it great for market production.

The Table Queen Acorn Squash is a customer favorite winter squash. This variety is a medium sized, acorn shaped, vining type. The flesh of this heirloom acorn is a sweet golden yellow that turns more orange in storage, contrasting with its dark green and ribbed rind. Harvest before frost, leaving part of the stem attached to the fruit.

The Ten Commandments Gourd is a unique softball sized variety that comes in a mix of striped, mottled and multicolored that is perfect for decorating. This variety is named for the 5 pairs of protruding prongs that point towards the blossom end. The bright, festive colors will add an autumn look to any home!

Atlas hybrid butternut offers high yields of uniformly-sized and shaped fruit for market growers. Atlas matures in 110 days making it a mid-maturing squash. This plant has strong plant vigor and short vines. The fruit color is cream with dark orange flesh. This winter squash has a cylindrical shape with a slight bulb, making it ideal for processing.

The Baker's Choice Marbled F1 Squash is a butternut winter squash variety that has a long round to oval and bulbous shape. This squash has a high sugar content, making it one of the best tasting squashes around! This uniquely shaped winter squash is a must grow for both home and market growers.

Tai Guo bitter gourd is a widely grown variety of bitter melon! These large fruits have bright skin that is dark green in color with thick flesh. Tai Guo bitters are vigorous, fast growing in warmer climates. It is suggested to grow this gourd along supports. Taiwan Large Bitter is very productive and easy to grow, making it a favorite!

A beautiful patty pan that is dark green and high yielding. A glossy skin with ribbed edges. Relatively long and narrow peduncle for easy picking and fruits have a long shelf life after picking. Compact plant with an open growth habit. Organic

The Scallop Early White Squash, also known as Patty Pan, tastes great when harvested early at smaller size. This variety produces good yields of white squash. The Scallop Early White is very easy to grow and is rarely bothered by insects. The Scallop Early White is a bush type of squash that has a creamy texture that is very flavorful, suitable for both small home gardens and market growers.

The Cushaw Green Striped Squash is a great squash for baking, especially in pies. This squash variety has a long curved neck that is around 10x17" in size with a white and green rind. Cut the Cushaw Green Striped open to find a nice surprise of a tender, pale yellow flesh that is bursting with flavor!

The Iran Winter Squash is a large and pumpkin-like squash. This 50 plus pound squash has a silver green to salmon orange exterior. The ornamental Iran is drought and heat tolerant making it perfect for fall decorations. These squashes can be stored for more than a year!

Just like in its name, the Early Butternut is the earliest butternut on the market! This award-winning variety produces excellent yields of medium-sized fruits that are tan in color and have a blocky shape, with a sweet, dark orange flesh. The Early Butternut is highly uniform and well suited for fresh market growing, as well as home growing.

The Caveman's Club gourd gets its name because it resembles the club of a primitive caveman! Caveman's Club gourd can grow to be 18" long with a narrow handle that ends in an oblong, deeply veined and ridged "club." This gourd matures late and should be planted early for best results. Trellis the vines to help ensure straight necks.