Spaghetti squash is a delicious and nutritious vegetable that belongs to the squash family along with zucchini, winter squash, acorn squash and many others. 

In this article, we’ll learn how to grow spaghetti squash, how to harvest it, and when the right time to plant is!

How to Grow Spaghetti Squash in Your Garden

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Spaghetti squash is considered a winter squash, and, as such, needs to be grown in warm, fertile, and well draining soil. 

When to Plant Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash should be planted in the spring, usually March or April, depending on your climate.

Make sure all danger of frost has passed before planting. 

How to Plant Spaghetti Squash

Plant spaghetti squash seeds in rows and in groups of two about 4 feet apart.

Each seed should be planted 1-2 inches in depth.

Rows should be spaced 8 feet apart.

Water your spaghetti squash plants 1-2 inches per week. 

It will take about 90 days from the time of planting to the time of harvest.

Harvesting Spaghetti Squash

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Spaghetti squash is ready to harvest once the color has reached a golden yellow hue. 

Be sure to harvest before any heavy frost begins, and cut the squash with a sharp knife right at the base. 

So now that you know how to grow spaghetti squash, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and get to planting!

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How to Grow Spaghetti Squash