Winter squash honey bear f1 seed by Mr. Fothergill’s. Powdery mildew resistant. A modern powdery mildew resisting variety producing fantastic, 10 cm (4-inch) ‘mini’ acorn squashes. Superb for individual portions.
Useful Information: High pest and disease resistance; Vitamin A; Vitamin C; Dietary fibre
Sow and grow: Sow indoors, March-May for surest results, 1.5 cm (1/2-inch) deep, on edge, in small pots of compost. Water well and place in a warm position. A temperature of 15-20 degree C (60-68 degree F) is ideal. Keep moist. Seedlings usually appear in 7-14 days. Gradually accustom plants to outside conditions (avoid frosts), before planting out, May-June, 60 cm (2-feet) apart, into well-drained, fertile soil, when frosts are over. Or, sow outdoors, during May for ease, where they are to crop, 1.5 cm (1/2-inch) deep, directly into finely-prepared, well-drained, fertile soil, which has already been watered. Allow 60 cm (2-feet) between sowing positions. Sow two seeds on edge per position. Early sowings benefit from cloche protection. Thin to leave the stronger plant. Water well until plants are established. Harvest: September-October.
Hints and tips: Bred to help reduce plant disease naturally: If you want to garden organically or use less chemicals, these modern disease-resistant varieties will help. Greatly reducing the need for chemicals, they give tasty crops from the garden.
1x 10 Seeds Pack