Uncle David’s Dakota Dessert Kabocha x Candy Roaster F3

Crop: Squash (Cucurbita maxima)

Use/Type: Winter

Breeder: Edmund Frost Commonwealth Seed Growers

OSSI Pledge Date: 2/14/2016

Release Date: 2/14/2016

Bred for Organic Systems: Yes

Commercial Availability: Yes

Variety Type: Finished Variety


The goal of this cross is a squash with the high dry matter and creamy taste and texture of a Kabocha, and the vigor, hardiness and Southeast adaptation of a Candy Roaster. Edmund grew about 25 F2 plants in 2015 and selected two to save seed from, based on eating quality, productivity, and keeping quality. Limited quantity available. Grown by Twin Oaks Seed Farm. Certified Organic by QCS.

Availability from OSSI Seed Company Partners