Plant Descriptions

Spring 2021

SQUASH

BUTTERNUT

Medium-sized winter squash. Deep orange flesh with rich flavor, great for roasting and soups.

CARNIVAL

Medium-sized multi-colored acorn squash. Green, gold, and yellow. Edible and great as an ornamental.

DELICATA

Small cream and green-striped winter squash. Orange flesh has a Sweet flavor. Tender skin is edible.

HONEY BEAR (ACORN)

Small dark green acorn squash. Delicious flavor, great for roasting.

NORTH GEORGIA CANDY ROASTER

Large peachy-hued winter squash. Banana shaped fruit with orange flesh is prized for baking and pies.

RED KURI

Medium-sized bright orange winter squash. Textured orange flesh has a rich sweet flavor -- great for roasting and soups.

SMOOTH LUFFA

Medium-sized non-culinary squash. Dry them to make luffa sponges!

SPAGHETTI

Medium-sized yellow winter squash. Yellow flesh fluffs out of shell to resemble spaghetti noodles. Very tasty.

SWEET DUMPLING DELICATA

Very small ivory and green-striped winter squash. Sweet and tender orange flesh, great for roasting. Also beautiful as an ornamental.

TURK'S TURBAN

Medium to large multi-colored winter squash. Unique shape makes this a beautiful ornamental for Fall decorating.

SUMMER SQUASH

BENNING'S GREEN TINT (PATTY PAN)

Small pale green pattypan squash. Scalloped edge, firm texture with excellent flavor.

CUBE OF BUTTER

Medium-sized yellow zucchini squash. High yields, very flavorful. Fruits average 5-10".

GENTRY (CROOKNECK)

Medium-sized yellow crookneck summer squash. Fruits best at 5-6". Mild sweet flavor.

GREEN MACHINE

Medium-sized green zucchini squash. Smooth skin with some white flecks. Straight 7-8" fruits that ripen throughout the season.

RAVEN

Medium-sized dark green zucchini squash. Fruits are 7-8", with pale white flesh and mellow flavor. Great producer, plant is smaller than other varietals.

ROMANESCO

Medium-sized green and white striped zucchini squash. Fruits have slight ridges, creamy flesh, and a delicious nutty flavor.

PUMPKINS

FAIRYTALE

Large orange pumpkin, named for its whimsical appearance. Excellent flavor for cooking and baking in pies.

JARRAHDALE

Large green-gray pumpkin. Flesh is orange and slightly sweet. Great for eating, as well as using ornamentally.

KAKAI

Medium-sized orange and green-striped pumpkin. Grown for its hull-less seeds which are delicious roasted.

LONG ISLAND CHEESE

Medium-large tan pumpkin. Fruits are flattened and ribbed, flesh is deep orange with balanced flavor. Great for baking pies.

RACER (JACK-O-LANTERN)

Medium sized orange pumpkin. Classic Halloween carver.

ROUGE DE TEMPS

Large bright scarlet pumpkin. Slightly flattened, ridged fruit. Flesh has balanced flavor, great for baking pies. Also known as Cinderella.

WINTER LUXURY PIE

Medium-sized orange pumpkin. Globe shaped fruits with netting texture. Sweet smooth flesh is adored for making pies.

 
 
 

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