average weight: 6 lb
Giant Squash – Potiron (Cucurbita maxima)
Storage: from 3 to 6 months.
- This 800-year-old variety was newly found at historic sites in the United States.
- Of bright orange color with pale orange stripes, the shape of this squash reminds a banana.
- Its abundant flesh has a soft, non-fibrous and slightly sweet texture.
- Perfect for side dishes; roasted quarters or mashed potatoes
- Succulent in a soup