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Winter Squash

Winter squash is a warm-season vegetable. Unlike summer squash, winter squash is harvested after developing a hard rind.

Origin:

Americas

Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:

Spring: SEEDS: Plant indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost date.

TRANSPLANTS: Plant outdoors when danger of frost has passed.

Fall: SEEDS: Plant outdoors 13 weeks before first frost date.

Preferred Growing Climate: Warm

Planting Depth: 1″

Plant Spacing: 6″; thin to 24″-36″ as seedlings grow

Days to Germinate: 4-10 days

Days to Harvest: 80-120 days

In Season:

October-December

Pairs Well With:

Chili, lamb, sage, rosemary

Nutrition Facts:

Amount Per

100 grams

Calories 34

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.1 g?? 0%

Saturated fat 0 g?? 0%

Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g

Monounsaturated fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg?? 0%

Sodium 4 mg?? 0%

Potassium 350 mg?? 10%

Total Carbohydrate 9 g?? 3%

Dietary fiber 1.5 g?? 6%

Sugar 2.2 g

Protein 1 g?? 2%

Vitamin A?? 27%?? Vitamin C?? 20%

Calcium?? 2%?? Iron?? 3%

Vitamin D?? 0%?? Vitamin B-6?? 10%

Vitamin B-12?? 0%?? Magnesium?? 3%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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