Days to germination: 10 to 14 days. Days to harvest: 90 to 100 days Full sun. Regular watering. Loose, fertile and well - draining soil. The name of the spaghetti squash comes from its unique flesh. When cooked, the fibers give the squash very distinctive strands that look a lot like orange spaghetti. You can’t eat spaghetti squash raw, and its best baked. The inside flesh is scraped out with a fork, to help bring out the “spaghetti” nature of the squash. Extremely high in vitamin A, good sources of potassium, fiber and vitamin C.