Belonging to the Cucurbita genus (Cucurbita pepo 'Thelma Sanders Sweet Potato Squash'), Thelma Sanders Sweet Potato Squash is a variety of Summer squash. Thelma Sanders Sweet Potato Squash is a heirloom (open pollinated) variety. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Cosmic latte and Pastel orange.
Heirloom variety from MarylandThelma Sanders Sweet Potato Squash grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Normally growing to a mature height of 60.0 cm (1.95 feet), Thelma Sanders Sweet Potato Squash grows with a vine-like habit.
United States is believed to be where Thelma Sanders Sweet Potato Squash originates from.
Thelma Sanders Sweet Potato Squash Summer squash needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.
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Presoak seeds.Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 1.46 feet (45.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.98 inches (2.5 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Thelma Sanders Sweet Potato Squash about 14 days after your last frost date.
85-96 Days.This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by late summer.