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Photo courtesy of Johnny's Selected Seeds.

Cucurbita pepo 'Delicata'

Winter Squash
  • Squash 'Delicata' is a winter squash in the One Earth Edibles line.
  • Squash 'Delicata' produces unique, long yellow fruits with green ribs that are ready to eat after harvest (no curing required).
  • With a very sweet taste, Squash 'Delicata' is excellent for stuffing or baking.

Growing Tips:

Farmers and home gardeners alike will find a bountiful yield in Squash 'Delicata', which averages 5 to 7 squashes per plant.


  • Culinary
  • Border or Bed

Combo Usage:

  • Spiller (edges, cascade)


  • One Earth Edibles


  • Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer(Flowering)

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer(Foliage)
  • Spring(Foliage)
  • Fall(Foliage)

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2