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Squash Honey Bear

Description

RHS Award. 

An AAS award winner, Honey Bear F1 produces small fruits that are just the right size halved for single servings. Honey Bear squash is dark green with orange coloured flesh. This acorn type squash is deliciously starchy and sweet which makes them ideal for baking with their skins on. It produces a compact bush plant, with an average 3-4 fruits on each. This type is resistant to powdery mildew and has a maturity time of approximately 85 days from sowing.

 

Product Part Number: 12328

Pack Size: 10 Seeds

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Price (Inc. VAT): £2.15

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When to sow
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When to Sow Honey Bear F1 Seeds

April to May under glass or Mid-May to June outdoors.

Where to Sow

Sow seed on edge 1.5cm (1/2") deep to prevent rotting in pots or trays during April to May 2.5cm (1") apart under glass at 20°C (68°F) using good quality seed sowing compost. Sow outdoors mid-May to June direct into growing site 1.5cm (1/2") deep 2 to 3 seeds in each position 90-100cm (36-40") apart.

What to do next

Greenhouse sowings should be gradually hardened off once they have developed the first pair of rough leaves and transplanted to growing site in late-May to early-June 90-100cm (36-40") apart once all risk of frost has past. Outdoor sowings should be thinned to one plant per station.

Maturity

September to October

Handy Tip

Fruits store well for use through the winter months. Store in a warm and dry place for up to 5 months.

Nutritional Values

A good source of Vitamins B1 and E and high in antioxidants.

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