average weight: 8 lb
Giant Squash – (Cucurbita maxima)
Storage: from 3 to 6 months.
- Native from Brazil, this squash is one of the oldest cultivated varieties.
- Also known as pink pumpkin, this round, nearly flat, ribbed squash is salmon pink in colour.
- Its flesh is non-fibrous and of very good quality.
- The seeds of this squash have many nutritional benefits.
- Excellent in soup
- Goes extremely well with simmered dishes.