An extremely rare heirloom with beautiful buff skin and deep orange flesh – a large squash that stores well – similar to a butternut but larger and sweeter. Great for soups, baking, and pies.
Sucrine de Berry
The pear-shaped fruits are 15-25 cm in length and weigh from 1 to 3 kg. Each plant can produce from 5 to 8 fruits. The dark green epidermis becomes ocher at full maturity. The red-orange flesh is sweet, musky and delicious. The fruits are kept from 3 to 6 months. This very old variety is from France. It is also called "Sucrette du Berry" or Sugar Berry.