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Winter Squash – Zeppelin Delicata


Packet (~20-25 seeds)


Our sweetest winter squash! Oblong, 1 lb fruits with yellow-cream colored skin with dark green stripes. Semi-bush habit with impressive yields of 5-8 fruits per plant. Keeps surprising well for a delicata! This is our household’s most frequently eaten winter squash due to its ease of cooking, its thin edible skin and of course: The unmatched flavor!! Bred by Frank Morton.

Days to Maturity: 90  days
Latin name: Cucurbita pepo
Life cycle:

Planting Instructions:
Direct seed in early May or start indoors 3 weeks before transplant. Optimal soil temperature for germination:
75-85°. Seeding depth: 1/2”. Plant spacing: 18-36”.
Row Spacing: 5-6 ft.

All of our seed is Non-GMO and Certified Organic by Washington State Department of Agriculture. We grow the majority of our varieties here at Deep Harvest Farm on Whidbey Island while we purchase the rest from other small, organic Northwest seed growers. Finally, all of our offerings are open-pollinated (OP) so that you too can save and share seed from these plants!