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Winter squash 'Seminole'     

Cucurbita moschata

  • 5 plantings
  • 2 available for swap
  • 2 wanted
  • 12 stashed

Seminole is part of the Cucurbita genus and is a Winter squash variety. Its scientific name is Cucurbita moschata 'Seminole'. This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Golden yellow and   Banana yellow. This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours:   Cream. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as   Grade 1 Paint Green colour.

This pumpkin is round and weighs around three pounds at maturity. The flesh is deep-orange and sweet. Resistant to insects and disease. Very close relate to butternut and calabaza.1

This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Seminole is known for its Spreading habit and growing to a height of approximately 30.0 cm (11.7 inches).

Mexico is believed to be where Seminole originates from.

This plant tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for Seminole Winter squash is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Seminole have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Seminole

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Seminole is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Seminole are Zone 3 and Zone 12. Seminole requires a soil ph of 6.1 - 7.5 meaning it does best in weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Seminole from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 2.27 feet (70.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 1.17 inches (3.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 15°C / 59°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Seminole about 10 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Seminole

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Seminole is a tender plant.

Harvesting Seminole

Seminole Patent Information


Seminole folklore & trivia

The botanical name cucurbita moschata means "Musk-scented bottle gourd.1

Other Names for Winter squash 'Seminole'