Winter Squash

Winter Squash

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 Buttercup Burgess is a great squash with a nice, sweet flesh that keeps very well. This variety is a relatively early maturing winter squash. The Buttercup Burgess' plant is bushy and fairly compact.

The Goldetti F1 Squash is a cylindrical golden orange winter squash variety with a dry stringy flesh resembling long, thin pasta. These 11 inch long squashes are ready to harvest when the skin becomes hardened and will keep for up to six months. The Goldetti is a wonderful pasta substitute and is best prepared whole in the microwave or baked.

The Cream of the Crop is a white bush-type acorn squash that really is the cream of the crop! This variety is white and on the large side for an acorn, weighing in at 2-3 lb. Cream of the Crop is great picked small and used as a summer squash, or can be left to ripen and used for winter storage. This squash is perfect for those who want to grow a garden in small spaces.

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 Sweet Dumpling Squash has a very sweet, deep orange flesh that is excellent for stuffing. This winter squash is a small, 4"  teacup-shaped fruit that grows up to 1 lb. in size. This variety grows on medium length vines. The Sweet Dumpling's skin is a creamy ivory color with dark green stripes and is a great squash to serve as a single-serving.

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.

The Long Island Cheese Squash got its name by resembling a large wheel of cheese and has been a favorite since the 1800s! This dark orange, ribbed winter squash can weigh 6-12 pounds. The Long Island Cheese has a sweet delicate flavor that is perfect for pies and other sweet baked treats. This squash will keep up to 6 months in storage.

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!

The Blue Hubbard Squash is a beautiful variety that is known for it's delicious taste and big size! This variety is slightly tapered at both ends and has a bumpy, blue outside, hence its name. The Blue Hubbard has a delicious, sweet, yellow flesh that has a wonderful flavor, making it great for market production or home garden. The plant's average yield is 1 or sometimes 2 fruits/plant.

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!

In our opinion the best tasting small butternut squash on the market. Flesh is sweet and rich with amazing flavor. This is the perfect squash for farmers' markets and home gardens. At maturity this squash will weight 2 lbs and stores for over 3 months once picked. PMR: Powdery Mildew Resistant. AAS Winner.

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 beautiful Moranga squash's name comes from the traditional Brazilian dish called 'Camarão na moranga' which also means 'shrimp in a squash.' This squash is also known as the 'Pink Pumpkin.' The Moranga can get to be 4-8 pounds and range in color from light pink to salmon.

The Delicata is a very distinct squash that has a delicious, sweet taste. This variety is a high sugar content squash with fruits that weigh in from 1-3 lbs. each. This old heirloom was introduced in 1894 by Peter Henderson and Co.. The Delicata is a favorite for its very sweet flavor that is great for cooking, especially stuffing.

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 Honeybaby Squash is an All-American Selection winning winter squash. These 1-2 pound flavorful butternuts have a deep orange flesh and it can be grown anywhere. Honeybaby is a very productive variety of winter squash that produces numerous fruits on a compact plant. These shorter vines grow 2-3 feet in a semi-bush habit showing great garden vigor which results in healthier plants that resisted powdery mildew later into the season, especially in the Southeast. The short, wide fruits are slightly larger with a more sweet, nutty and meaty than similar comparison varieties. Honeybaby is delicious when steamed, baked or made into soups and stews. Plant as soon as soil temperatures reach 65 degrees to ensure maturity in 90-100 days.

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 Amish Pie Squash is an heirloom winter squash that originated in 1999 from an Amish gardener in the mountain region of Maryland. This large squash can weigh 60 to 80 pounds and is the perfect squash for canning. Just like its name, this variety's thick, sweet flesh is perfect for making pies. Certified Organic. Learn more about our organic seeds.