Red Kuri plant produces pretty, red, teardrop shaped squash that are sweet and full of flavor. Their richness makes them a great choice for making deserts or side dishes.
How to Grow Red Kuri Squash
- Latin Name: Cucurbita maxima
- Days to Maturity: 90- 100
- Hardiness Zone: 3- 12
- Soil ph: 6.0- 6.8
- Temperature: Cooler
- Light Preference: Full Sun
- Depth: 1"
- Plant Spacing: 18-12"
- Row Spacing: 6'
- Pests/Diseases: Spotted and striped cucumber beetles, vine borers and squash bugs. Powdery and Downy Mildew, Bacterial wilt, and Phytophthora
- Seed Count:
- 1 oz.- Approximately 135 Seeds
- 4 oz.- Approximately 550 Seeds
- 1 lb.- Approximately 2,200 Seeds
Red Kuri squash average 2 to 3 fruits per plant. Begin harvesting the squash when their color darkens and the leaves turn brown and dry out.