Pink Banana Winter Squash


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

Family: Cucurbitaceae

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