Winter Squash: Turban Types

All of the ones in this group are flattened with a drum like appearance , some will have a button or cup. For the most part these are all on the drier fleshed side.  Most  have sweet orange flesh. All are C. maxima

Australian Butter

Australian Butter - 100 days -   A very attractive, pink, buttercup type that weighs around 10 pounds.  The flesh is dry and semi-sweet.  (15 seeds)  Pkt. $3.50  Certified Organic Seed

Burgess Buttercup

Burgess Buttercup- 95 days - Traditional buttercup type,  dry fleshed, dark green with off-green cup (bottom) at blossom end.  Pkt. $2.00

Doe

Doe - 95 days -   An Essex Turban type, orange, semi-warty, cupless UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Essex Turban

Essex Turban- 100 days -  Very large, orange red, warty Buttercup type.  Best suited for its beauty as the flesh is pale orange, very moist and somewhat bland.  Fruits are very eye catching and may be used for decoration in the Fall. Pkt. $2.50

Flat White Boer

Flat White Boer - 105 days -    Flat, wheel like squash with white skin. Flesh is deep orange, sweet, very firm and very dry.  Flesh is so firm it maintains its structure after being cooked. Occasional off-types can be seen.  Unavailable for 2020

Galeux D-Eysines (Peanut)

Galeux D-Eysines (Peanut)-  100 days -- Originate in France, pink skinned flattened globe that gets wartier as it ages.  Ornamental, yet good for cooking.  Pkt. $2.50

Jarrahdale

Jarrahdale- 107 days- Australian variety that is very ribbed, blocky, drum shaped, slate blue in color, averaging 15 to 20 pounds.  Moist, very sweet, semi-soft flesh. Pkt. $2.50  Certified Organic Seed

Kindred

Kindred- 90 days -  Nicely colored deep orange skin, buttercup type with a greenish white cup.  Flesh is thick, dark colored and very dry.  Seed cavity is small. Pkt. $2.50 Certified Organic Seed

Marina di Chioggia

Marina di Chioggia - 110 days - Very warty, ribby, deep slate blue, yellow/orange flesh.  Vines get very vigorous and cover a large area. Pkt. $2.75

Queensland Blue

Queensland Blue- 125 days -  Beautiful, slate blue-grey, drum shaped with ribbing.  Pkt. $3.00  Certified Organic Seed

Red Gold

Red Gold- 93 days-   Mottled, salmon and green colored fruits, 6 to 10 pounds, 1 inch thick yellowish/orange flesh. UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020

Strawberry Crown

Strawberry Crown- 90 days -  Small, 6 pound fruit, brownish grey bicolor, blushed with salmon pink.   Originated in Brazil.  Pkt. $3.00

Sweetmeat

Sweetmeat- 95 days-   Dry, sweet flesh.  Fruits are gray-green, cheese wheel shaped, 8 to 12 pounds in size.  A Pacific Northwest favorite.  Pkt. $1.50

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Calamus, IA 52729

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