Turk’s Turban Squash
- Bright yellow skin
- Best when eaten under 8 inches
- Heavy yielding bush plants
- Summer squash
- 50-55 days
Sow seeds outdoors in 12″ diameter hills after danger of frost has passed. Hills should be spaced 6′ apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 3 weeks before transplanting out.
(C. maxima) (aka French Turban, Turk’s Cap) Predates the 1820s; may be the ancestral form of American Turban. Distinctive turban-shaped fruits grow up to 12″ in diameter and weigh an average of 5 pounds. Beautiful bright orange skin streaked with light and dark olive green. Great decorative squash for fall displays. Thick flesh is mildly sweet. 80-100 days.
- Bright orange skin streaked with green
- Turban shaped fruits grow up to 12 inches and 5 pounds
- Mildly sweet flesh
- Winter squash
- 80-100 days