110 days — The vines grow vigorously and are productive. The fruits can get quite large, up to twenty pounds, have grayish-green skin, and are somewhat flattened in shape with deep ribs. The flesh is a dark, some describe it as "mustard yellow," in color with a mild, sweet flavor. When properly cured, it stores quite well.
Originally introduced to gardeners in 1984 by a seed saver in California named Patricia Black Decima
who noted that 'Zapallo Plomo' originated in Argentina.
Its Spanish name, 'Zapallo Plomo', literally translates into English as "Lead Pumpkin." The actual etymology of the word "zapallo" (pronounced zah-pie-oh) is from the Quechuan language
from the region of the Andes, and was used to generally describe what we now categorize as Cucurbita maxima
or winter squash.
Quite rare and in limited supply. Each packet contains three grams, which is approximately 12 to 15 seeds.