Queensland Blue is part of the Cucurbita genus and is a Winter squash variety. Its scientific name is Cucurbita maxima 'Queensland Blue'. Queensland Blue is a variety of heirloom OP Winter squash . This variety typically blooms in the following colours: Fluorescent orange. The mature flowers are of a Single form. This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours: Laurel green and Gr 2 Paint Orange. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as Grade 1 Paint Green colour.
A large variety with deep orange flesh and a grey-green skin. This heirloom was introduced to the U.S. in 1932. Beautiful blue turban-shaped 10-20 lb. fruit, deeply ribbed. Very fine, deep golden flesh that is sweet and fine flavored. A good keeper.
Best results are obtained in full sun on rich, well-drained soil.Queensland Blue grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Normally grows to a mature height of 30.0 cm (11.7 inches).
Australia is believed to be where Queensland Blue originates from.
Queensland Blue Winter squash is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Queensland Blue have been kindly provided by our members.
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