A longtime favorite on Long Island, very popular for pies. Flat, lightly-ribbed fruit looks like wheels of cheese, with buff-colored skin. A very good keeper, of excellent quality, 6-10 lbs each; a beautiful heirloom variety.
Approx 20 seeds
Depth: 1/2 - 1 inch
Spacing: 10-14 inches
Soil type: well draining, rich
Sun: full sun
Days to harvest: 100 days
Hardiness Zones: 4-11
Direct seed or set out transplants after last frost date. Don’t let transplants become rootbound; don't disturb roots while transplanting. Needs rich soil. Harvest when rinds become very hard.
Hand harvested and packed for the 2023 season. We are a small batch grower, so limited quantities are available.
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