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Uchiki Kuri Squash
Cucurbita moshata 'Uchiki Kuri'
Duration: Annual
When to Sow: Spring Ease of Germination: Easy
(Red kuri squash; Hokkaido squash) Traditional Japanese squash now widely grown in America, Mexico and New Zealand for export to Japan. The distinctive tear-shaped fruits are deep orange or red and the flesh is yellow with a pleasant sweet chestnut-like flavour. In fact the kuri part of the name is Japanese for chestnuts. Like other winter squashes it can be baked, boiled, steamed, sauteed or fried. Needs a long warm growing season, about 100 days. Drought tolerant.
S8663-491 SowNatural(tm) Seeds $3.25/pkt
S8663-491 SowNatural(tm) Bulk Seeds $7.00/10g, $27.00/100g
Currency: United States Dollar

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