Winter Squash – Blue Hubbard

Blue Hubbard (C. Maxima)
Blue Hubbard (C. Maxima)

 

Classification

Days

To Maturity

Fruit Size

Weight

Skin Color Habit Features
Squash 95 -100 Medium to large 10 to 50 lbs Blue-gray-green fruits Large Vining

10 to 15 feet

Also, known as the New England Blue Hubbard. Usually bigger than the Golden and the Green Hubbard; the Blue Hubbard is an old time favorite. The thick yellow-orange flesh is dry, fine-grained, and very sweet.
Seed Depth

Seeds Per group

Seed Spacing

Space Between Hills

Day To Germination Thin To
(Plants Per hill)
½ – 1 6 – 8 4″ 3 -4′ 7 – 14 3
Species

Genus

Year Introduced Heirloom Resistance
Cucurbita

Maxima

1856 Yes Unknown
Usage Edible; Good food qualities.
Storage Good Keeper
Space Saver No suggestions