Botanical Interests Packet
Very smooth, velvety skin makes 'Pink Banana' an attractive conversation piece as well as a delicious dish! Ancient Peruvians and American pioneers ate many a hearty meal with banana-type squash. 18"-24" long squash make not only a vegetable side dish, but are luscious in pies and baked goods, and an excellent canning candidate.
Approximate Seeds per Pkt: 8
Botanical Name: Cucurbita maxima
Days to Maturity: 100–120 day
Native: Argentina and Uruguay
Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual
Plant Dimensions: 12'–15' vine
Variety Information: 18"–24" long, 5"–7" wide with hard, smooth, salmon-pink skin and yellow-orange flesh. 10–12 pounds.
MFG Part Number: 0157