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SQUASH, Spaghetti - 99¢ Cent Heirloom Seeds: Heirloom,Bulk

SQUASH, Spaghetti

Heirloom Squash Seeds

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Approximate seed count per packet ( 3.5g = 11 seeds )

Spaghetti Squash (Cucurbita pepo 'Spaghetti'): Nature's Low-Carb Pasta Alternative

Cultivate the unique and nutritious delight of Spaghetti Squash (Cucurbita pepo 'Spaghetti') in your garden. Known for its stringy flesh that resembles spaghetti noodles, this squash variety offers a low-carb and gluten-free alternative to traditional pasta. Explore the characteristics and optimal growing conditions of Spaghetti Squash for a rewarding gardening experience and a harvest of versatile and healthy "pasta."

Key Features:

  • Stringy Flesh: Spaghetti Squash is prized for its stringy and noodle-like flesh, making it a popular choice for those seeking a low-carb and gluten-free pasta alternative. The strands can be easily separated with a fork after cooking, resembling traditional spaghetti noodles.
  • Nutrient-Rich: Beyond its pasta-like qualities, Spaghetti Squash is a nutrient-rich option. It provides vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, making it a wholesome addition to a balanced diet.
  • Versatile Culinary Uses: Spaghetti Squash is versatile in the kitchen. It can be baked, boiled, steamed, or microwaved, and the cooked flesh can be scraped into strands, ready to be paired with your favorite sauces, vegetables, or proteins.
  • Low in Calories: With its low-calorie content, Spaghetti Squash offers a satisfying and guilt-free option for those looking to reduce calorie intake while still enjoying a hearty meal.
  • Mature Size: Mature Spaghetti Squash typically reaches a size of 8 to 14 inches in length, with a cylindrical shape and a pale yellow or ivory color.
  • Easy to Grow: Spaghetti Squash is known for its ease of cultivation, making it an excellent choice for both novice and experienced gardeners. With the right care, you can enjoy a bountiful harvest of this unique squash.

Optimal Growing Conditions:

Cultivate the low-carb pasta alternative with Spaghetti Squash using optimal growing conditions:

  • Soil: Well-drained, fertile soil. Spaghetti Squash prefers soil with good drainage and a slightly acidic to neutral pH for optimal growth and development of its unique fruit.
  • Sunlight: Full sun is ideal for Spaghetti Squash. Provide a location with direct sunlight exposure to promote healthy vine growth and the development of high-quality, noodle-like squash.
  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist. Regular and even watering is essential to support the growth of a healthy vine and the development of nutritious squash.
  • Spacing: Plant Spaghetti Squash with recommended spacing to allow for proper vine development and air circulation. Adequate spacing ensures that each plant has room to produce a bountiful harvest of unique and healthy "pasta."

Experience the joy of growing and savoring the nutritious and unique "pasta" alternative with Spaghetti Squash in your garden. Order your seeds today and enjoy the delicious and healthy addition of Spaghetti Squash to your culinary repertoire.

Spaghetti Squash Planting Information

Days to Germination: 9
Days to Maturity: 90
Planting Depth: 1 1/2"
Plant Spacing: 4-6'
Row Spacing: 6-8'
Approximate Seed Counts
Seeds per Oz. Seeds per Lb.
100 1600