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 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 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 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.

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 Waltham Butternut Squash is an easy to grow sweet, prolific winter squash. This variety's delicious fine textured flesh and long storage capability definitely makes it the top winter squash choice. The Waltham Butternut Squash has a sweet, almost nutty taste that is similar to a sweet potato. This squash has yellow skin with an orange flesh that when ripe, it turns increasingly deep orange and becomes even sweeter and richer.

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 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.

True to its name, the Vegetable Spaghetti Squash allows you to grow your own spaghetti noodles! This bright yellow squash is great to use as a healthy, tasty replacement for "noodles" in various meals. The Vegetable Spaghetti produces its noodles within its flesh inside of itself when cooked.

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.

The Peanut squash is pink, large and pumpkin-like! This French market squash is popular based on its appearance as well as its exceptional flavor. The texture is silky and holds up really nice when sautéed or roasted. This squash is also good for soups. The peanut-like bumps or warts cover the entire fruit. The Peanut makes a wonderful centerpiece for fall festivities!

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 Red Kuri is a delicious red and uniquely shaped Japanese winter squash. This variety matures small fruits that reach to be 10 lbs. each with a slight teardrop-shape. The Red Kuri has a smooth golden flesh that is dry, sweet and rich. This squash is a great yielding and keeping variety. Certified Organic