Hubbard Squash, Winter Squash
Cucurbita maxima 'Navajo Hubbard'

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: maxima (MAKS-ih-muh) (Info)
Cultivar: Navajo Hubbard
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Type:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Days to Maturity:

91 to 100 days

Mature Skin Color:

Medium Green

Orange

Multi-colored

Size:

7 to 11 pounds (3 to 5 kg)

12 to 20 pounds (5 to 9 kg)

Habit:

Vining

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Tucson, Arizona

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Nov 5, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

105 days. Striking rounded squash grows with slate green and deep orange splotches. The hard-shelled waxy fruits will keep well. Has a nice flavored light yellow flesh and thick plumb seeds. 5-16lb. Will grow well in cooler weather where season length permits.