Perfect for autumn displays, this Australian favorite's silvery bluish-grey color and drum shape with deep ribbing make it almost too beautiful to be real. Carve it or bake it like any other squash. The golden to orange colored flesh is nutty, sweet, and stringless. 6–12 pound fruits with long storage capability.
Botanical Name: Cucurbita maxima
Days to Maturity: 100 days
Native: Southern South America
Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual
Plant Dimensions: 10'–15' vines
Variety Information: 6–12 lbs., 10" in diameter or larger. Flattened drum-shaped fruit with silvery bluish-grey deeply ribbed skin. Golden to orange-colored flesh with small seed cavity.