(6) ‘TURK’S TURBAN’ SQUASH (AKA FRENCH TURBAN, TURK’S CAP) PREDATES THE 1820S; IT COULD BE THE ANCESTRAL FORM OF THE ‘AMERICAN TURBAN’ SQUASH. DISTINCTIVE TURBAN-SHAPED FRUITS GROW UP TO 12” IN DIAMETER AND WEIGH AN AVERAGE OF 5 POUNDS. BEAUTIFUL BRIGHT ORANGE SKIN STREAKED WITH LIGHT AND DARK OLIVE GREEN. THICK FLESH IS MILDLY SWEET. GREAT DECORATIVE SQUASH FOR FALL DISPLAYS.

Turk's Turban | Turk's Cap Squash Seeds

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Distinctive turban-shaped fruits grow up to 12" in diameter and weigh an average of 5 pounds. Beautiful bright orange skin streaked with light and dark olive green. Great decorative squash for fall displays. Thick flesh is mildly sweet. 80-100 days to harvest.

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  • Bright orange skin streaked with green
  • Turban shaped fruits grow up to 12 inches and 5 pounds
  • Mildly sweet flesh
  • Winter squash
  • 80-100 days

Packet of 25 seeds

(C. maxima) Predates the 1820s; may be the ancestral form of American Turban.