Winter Squash – Golden Nugget

Classification

Days To Maturity

Fruit Size

Weight

Skin Color Habit Notes
Squash    

½ -1 lb

Dull Orange Bush Also, known as Oriental pumpkin it has the appearance of a small pumpkin in shape and color. The meat inside is pale yellow in color and limited in volume, but it provides a flavorful meal when cooked. This squash is best when baked whole without removing the seeds.
Seed Depth

Seeds Per group

Seed Spacing

Space Between Hills

Day To Germination Thin To
(Plants Per hill)
1/2 – 1″

6 – 8

4″

4 – 6′

7 – 14

3

Species

Genus

Year Introduced Heirloom Resistance
Cucurbita

Maxima

1978 in US No Unknown
Usage

Edible – Excellent food qualities.

Storage

Good Keeper

Space Saver

Can be planted in your landscaping or in a very large pot.