Clone East, Monamolin, Gorey, Ireland, Y25 H721
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Squash – Musquee de Provence (Cucurbita moschata)


Organic Seed. A French Heirloom variety, producing deeply ribbed or scalloped, green fruit, maturing to golden-orange. Flesh is orange with a mild spicy, nutmeg flavour . Store for 3 to 4 months. Also known as the Butternut squash of Provence, Nutmeg Squash, and Musk Squash of Provence

Cultivation:  Squashes are extremely vigorous growers and trailing varieties need a lot of room. Winter squashes are grown for storage. They need a rich fertile free draining soil, well manured or composted in a sheltered site as they dislike cold winds.

Pests & Diseases:  Young plants need protection from slugs and snails and some plants may not set fruit in cold summers.

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Categories: , Product ID: 6137


Family: Cucurbitaceae
Seedling Spacing: 60cm
Harvest: August to October
Good Companion: Bean, mint, nasturtium. radish and sweetcorn.


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