Winter squash 'Long Island Cheese'
Long Island Cheese is a variety of Winter squash which is a member of the Cucurbita family. Its botanical name is Cucurbita moschata 'Long Island Cheese'.
From Salt Spring Seeds:
“Large, buff-coloured, flattened, ribbed shape. winter keeper. Tender skin and thick, flavourful bright orange flesh, soft when cooked.”Long Island Cheese grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Long Island Cheese is known for growing to a height of approximately 30.0 cm (11.7 inches).
Long Island Cheese Winter squash tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.
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How to grow Winter squash 'Long Island Cheese'
Growing Long Island Cheese from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Long Island Cheese about 10 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Long Island Cheese
Harvesting Long Island Cheese
Winter squash 'Long Island Cheese' information
How long does Long Island Cheese take to grow?
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