- Gardening techniques and advice for Vegetable Growers | rss button RSS NEWS FEED

signup now for our FREE e-newsletter for advice and exclusive competitions -

Squash Information



Cucurbita maxima

Pumpkins and sqashes, not only make good lanterns at halloween, they also make good pies and soups.

Moon Planting Type: Fruit

Soil Type: Any Soil

Aspect: South-facing

Light: Partial shade

Hardiness: Not Hardy

Moisture: Well-drained

pH: Neutral (6.6 - 7.3)



Squash Growing Notes


Soak and then sow seeds in pots and then plant out under glass untill all chances of frost have gone. Plant 2m between plants.

Pruning & Thining


Harvest before the firsts frosts.

Select a Variety

Facebook App - Gardening Actions

Let us know what you are doing in the garden at the moment by clicking one of the buttons below to update the Vegetable Garden App on Facebook

Squash Varieties

  • List 1
  • List 2