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Vegetable Seeds - Squash

There are so many squash varieties, some grow to the size of a small pumpkin and some are the size of cricket balls. Squash need a good summer to fruit well. Some of the new varieties have been bred for the British climate, so may be more successful than the old favourites.

For advice on growing squash see our Grow Your Own Squash guide.

Squash Seeds

Squash Seeds

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Marrow/Squash Patty Pan (Organic) Seeds - Custard White

Patty Pan', flat creamy white circular fruit with a scalloped edge. Excellent flavour, very nice roasted. Bushy compact plants.

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Patty Pan Seeds - Greendisc F1

Patty Pan Greendisc F1 Try something new with this unique variety! Patty Pan ?Greendisc? is a unique squash with mottled green/lime skins. Productive, compact plants, fruits hold their mottling until quite big, then they go solid green (up to 35cm wide). Ideal for beds and borders, reach heights of 51-60cm (20-24"); spread 91-100cm (36-39"). Harvesting from August to October, this squash variety will produce nutty, firm-fleshed fruit. Suitable to harvest small?and used like a courgette or leave to grow larger and stuff with your favourite ingredients and bake them?for a healthy dinner.

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Squash & Pumpkin (Organic) Seeds - Sweet Dumpling

White squash with dark green stripes and deep ribs, up to 300g and 12cm diameter. Sweet, orange flesh. Trailing.

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Squash & Pumpkin (Organic) Seeds - Tuffy

Delicious acorn squash for baking, with sweet yellow flesh. Black-green thick skin with distinctive ribbing. Bears 5-6 fruits per plant.

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Squash & Pumpkin (Organic) Seeds - Tuffy

Delicious acorn squash for baking, with sweet yellow flesh. Black-green thick skin with distinctive ribbing. Bears 5-6 fruits per plant.

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Squash (Organic) Seeds - Butternut

Creamy flesh (similar to that of the avocado), with a strong, pleasant taste, ideal for making soup: simply puree the cooked flesh in a mixer and add tomato sauce, butter and salt. Stores well.

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Squash (Organic) Seeds - Butternut

Creamy flesh (similar to that of the avocado), with a strong, pleasant taste, ideal for making soup: simply puree the cooked flesh in a mixer and add tomato sauce, butter and salt. Stores well.

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Squash Seeds - Autumn Crown F1

If you know your squashes, this is best described as a Crown Prince x Butternut cross, or a kind of flattened round Butternut type. Whats more important, its got delicious, crisp, orange flesh, great for instant use, but also stores well. Couple this with a semi-bush compact habit ideal for modern gardens and you have something worth a try!

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Squash Seeds - Butterbush F1

The Cobnut type squash is now one of our top selling vegetables, courtesy of exposure in the supermarkets and TV Chef recipes. Up until now though trailing plant habits have required considerable room in the garden. Enter a British plant breeder to come up with Butterbush with its compact, bushy habit, bred specifically to grow in large containers on the patio or small garden spaces.

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Squash Seeds - Crown Prince F1

Steel blue skin and bright orange flesh with a sweet nutty flavour, and averaging 3-4kg (6-9lb) in weight. The storage potential is excellent; it can be over 3 months if kept in a frost-free area with good ventilation. Trailing growth habit. Harvest September-October.

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Squash Seeds - F1 Butterscotch

A compact variety (ideal for garden or container) producing smaller, earlier maturing fruits of 1-2lbs. Cooks well in the microwave - simply pierce the skin in a few places and cook for about 12 minutes. High resistance to powdery mildew. Harvest August-October.

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Squash Seeds - F1 Crown Prince

Steel blue skin and bright orange flesh with a sweet nutty flavour, and averaging 3-4kg (6?-9 lb) in weight. The storage potential is excellent; it can be over 3 months if kept in a frost-free area with good ventilation. Trailing growth habit.

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Squash Seeds - F1 Hunter

An early ripening butternut variety providing a very heavy crop throughout late summer and autumn. Fruit are a lovely buff colour, with fine-flavoured orange flesh, and store well. Average fruit weight 800g - 1Kg. Trailing type, but shorter than American bred varieties

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Squash Seeds - Fungo

An attractive variety with a distinctive 'Turban' shape. Bred for improved flavour compared to regular varieties.A popular choice for ornamental autumn displays with excellent flavour for roasting, baking and soups and stews.

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Squash Seeds - Honeyboat

This wonderful heritage variety tastes just like a sweet potato but is easier to grow! Superb baked in the oven, and no need to peel as even the skin can be eaten. Attractive green stripes fade to orange as fruit matures, giving a clear indication of which to eat first. Can be stored for months!

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Squash Seeds - Honeyboat

Rob says: I first found this squash in the United states, California to be exact, and as far as I know, no-one else in the UK is selling this great old variety. This squash is easier to grow, and sweeter than a butternut squash. Its more productive too. First introduced in 1894, Honeyboat can be left to crawl over the floor or trained up a frame, or wires. The fruits are super sweet with firm, deep orange flesh, the ideal size to serve 2 people. So, no half-eaten squash lurking in the fridge! Its also got its own built-in best before date, as the green stripes will disappear as the squash ages, so youll always know which to eat first. This variety will keep you in roast squash, soup and any number of dishes all winter long, its a real keeper!

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Squash Seeds - Hunter F1

A high yielding butternut squash, giving you a good supply of delicious squashes throughout late summer and autumn, each one a lovely buff colour, with attractive, fine-flavoured orange flesh. Summer/storage variety.

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Squash Seeds - Jaune et Vert

A Scallop/Patty Pan shaped squash with creamy-ivory skin and contrasting green radial streaking (incredibly ornamental!). This flavoursome heirloom variety is particularly tasty when picked young and served when it is no more that 5-7cm (2-3) in diameter. When mature, cut into pie-shaped wedges and roast. Delicious baked whole and served with meat or vegetables!

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Squash Seeds - Long Pie

The perfect pumpkin for pie and baking since before pumpkins were even round! A sweet and savoury depth of flavour, these are ready to harvest when the ground spot is orange and the rest of the squash is green. Turns fully orange in storage, this is when it's at its best! Fruits ripen from green to orange 30-60cm long, 2.5-4kg. Stores well. Harvest August-October. Height 40-50cm (16-20).

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Squash Seeds - Marina di Chioggia

The heirloom sea pumpkin of Chioggia on the coast of Italy. The large turban shaped fruit are deep blue-green - one of the most beautiful and unique of all squashes!?A perfect variety for market gardeners. The rich, sweet flesh is a deep yellow-orange and of good quality, delicious baked or in pies. The fruit weigh about 5kg each and are produced on vigorous vines. ?

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Squash Seeds - Musquee de Provence

A traditional variety from southern France, these gorgeous, big flat pumpkins are shaped like a big wheel of cheese, and are heavily lobed and ribbed. The skin is a beautiful, rich brown colour when ripe. The flesh is deep orange, thick and very fine flavoured, fruit grow to 20 lb each. ?

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Squash Seeds - Pasta Plant (Vegetable Spaghetti)

Grow your own vegetable spaghetti and the bowl to put it in! When you harvest a fruit, cut it in half and scoop out the ?spaghetti? flesh tendrils. Cook these and you can place back into the ?bowl? you have created for eating. FUN TO GROW - A fun, educational way to get children growing flowers and veg. Great for party bags or christmas stockings! Fun growing indoor and outdoors! FREE stickers, magnifying glass and measuring tape inside certain packets of seeds contents may vary Sow your seeds from mid April to May. Sow your seeds individually into small pots on a warm, well-lit windowsill. Cover the seed with compost and watch for the appearance of the small seedlings which should take 5-7 days. Grow on your young plants and put them outside during the day in May to get them used to the outdoors, but bring them back in at bedtime. Plant out in a warm sunny place in late May or early June. Ready to eat from September to October.

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Squash Seeds - Queensland Blue

As the name suggests, this old Australian winter squash produces attractive, steel-blue fruit weighing 3-5kg each. The vining plants will happily cover a bed and produce several turban type squashes with deep ribbing. Not only does the bright orange flesh have a sweet and treacle-like flavour but the fruit also stores for an incredible 4-5 months, giving you tasty squash all throughout winter and beyond.

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RHS Award of Garden Merit

Squash Seeds - Sunburst F1

A compact squash producing a heavy crop of small yellow-skinned fruits with a distinctive 'nutty' taste. Cut the fruit at 3.5cm (1) diameter. Eat raw or lightly steamed. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner.Mini Veg variety - With our mini-vegetables even the smallest plot can yield a wealth of succulent, tasty produce. By sowing closely together in blocks or broad drills and cropping while young, you can fit far more into a small area.

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Squash Seeds - Sunburst Patty Pan

Origin: Central America. ?Probably my favourite summer squash, they have a nutty flavour and melt in the mouth texture?. Known affectionately in the States as ?UFO squash? because of their quirky flying-saucer shape. Pick when no more than 5cm across, then steam whole and douse in olive oil and garlic. They have a nutty flavour and melt-in-the-mouth texture. They have a firmer bite than most courgettes with no hint of wateriness. Harvest July-September. ?

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Squash Seeds - Tahiti Melon

- One of the original 'Butternut' squashes, rediscovered in California back in 1977. Sweeter in taste than most modern squash. Larger fruits (up to 5-10kg) with longer necks than modern butternut squash. The longer necks mean there is more flesh to cook with, plus they are easier to cut with a kitchen knife. Each fruit has a small seed cavity meaning less waste and more flesh. Excellent keepers, perfect to harvest and keep you in fresh squash throughout the winter. Perfect to roast as they go sticky and sweet, delicious! Harvest August-October. Height 40-50cm (16-20).

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Squash Seeds - Tromboncino

Origin: Italy. Has a long neck that's 100% free of seeds. Looks incredibly ornamental in the garden and tastes sweeter than most regular courgettes.?Sow March-May. Actually a variety of butternut squash, picked while still tender and green As well as looking incredibly ornamental in the garden, its big benefit in the kitchen is that it tastes sweeter than most regular courgettes Harvest July-September ?

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Squash Seeds - Uchiki Kuri

At the orange end of the spectrum are vegetables such as squashes, packed with compounds known as carotenes. Diets rich in carotenes are thought to have a protective effect against certain cancers. Just as well then that this famously tasty variety is at the top of the list for carotenes, with a whopping 1200% more of the good stuff in its wonderfully sweet, nutty flavoured 1.5kg fruits than standard butternut squash. ?

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Squash Seeds - Vegetable Spaghetti

A delicious, easy-to-grow variety producing oval-shaped squashes with straw-coloured skin. It boasts excellent eating qualities with unique ?scoop out? flesh that separates into spaghetti-like pieces. Will store for up to 2 months, A super way to get the kids eating veg! Use it in exactly the same way as spaghetti - try serving with a good pasta sauce or simply in butter!

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Squash Seeds - Zucca da Marmellata

Part of the James Wong Grow For Flavour Range. James says - ?Bred specifically to simmer down into a spiced amber jam much loved in Italy?. It is rather lacking in sugars, so tastes a little insipid on its own, but it is magically transformed by a few generous cupfuls of the sweet stuff, a sprinkling of lemon rind and a dash of cinnamon. Spread over hot buttered toast, it provides one of the most civilised breakfasts around! Harvest August-November. ?

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