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    Delicata Zeppelin has an excellent sweet flavor and tender skin. Fortunately, this original strain was preserved and was not affected by an accidental cross with desert gourds that occurred in the 1980s resulting in intense bitterness that nearly eliminated the genetic line.

    Germination Direct sow into small mounds 1/2 to 3/4 inch deep after last frost or when soil temp reaches about 70 degrees F. In colder climates, sow indoors in peat pots (squash doesn't like to be transplanted) no more than 4-5 weeks prior to last frost.
    Life Cycle annual
    Uses edible*(flowers, fruit, leaves, oil, roots, seeds), medicinal*(vermifuge), utility (fuel, oil)
    Breed Status OSSI Pledged Variety, Open Pollinated
    Seeds Per Oz. ≈ 350

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