Squash - Delicata OG
Introduced in 1890s, the Delicata Squash are easy to grow and stockpile. This variety has very tough skin, which serves as the perfect wrapper protecting it for up to 6 months in storage! If you are one of the off the grid folks and/or homesteading, this squash can add valuable nutrition throughout the winter. The Delicata is an oblong, striped fruit that grows to 7-9" long and 3" in diameter. It has a fine grained, orange-yellow flesh and a delicious, creamy sweet potato-like taste. Its tough skin makes it perfect for baking on coals, on the grill or to just simmer in its on juices while in the oven.