Winter Squash – Golden Hubbard

Golden Hubbard (C. Maxima)
Golden Hubbard (C. Maxima)

This Hubbard squash has many of the same characteristics of others, but has a slightly warty red-orange skin the tan striping at the blossom end of the fruit

Classification

  • Squash

Skin Color

  • Red/Orange

Weight

  • 8 -10 pounds

Habit

  • Vining

Days To Maturity

  • 105 -100

Seed Depth

  • 1/2 – 1 inch

Seeds Per group

  • 6 – 8

Seed Spacing

  • 4 inches

Space Between Hills

  • 4 – 6 feet

Day To Germination

  • 7 – 14

Thin To (Plants Per hill)

  • 3

Species

  • Cucurbita

Genus

  • Maxima

Year Introduced

  • 1898

Heirloom

  • Yes

Usage

  • Edible – Very good food qualities

Storage

  • Good keeper

Space Saver

  • This squash is an excellent climber and is recommend for growing on a trellis or fence, but some larger fruit may need support.