When To Pick Delicata Squash. Repeated exposure to temperatures below 50F10C may cause chilling damage. It has a flavor akin to sweet potato fries.
With the modern disease-resistant cultivar growing your own from seed is easy. When you pick one up it should feel solid and heavy for its size. It has a flavor akin to sweet potato fries.
When to Pick Delicata Squash Most winter squash are ready to harvest 60 to 110 days from sowing.
Be sure you eat the skin. The squash in this recipe was 1 lb after slicing it up. Delicata squash is typically grown in the summer season and harvested in the fall. Perhaps a bit later in your zone.