Green Stripe Cushaw
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|Green Stripe Cushaw|
|Type||cushawwarning.png"cushaw" is not in the list of possible values (acorn, blue Hokkaido, buttercup, butternut, cheese, delicata, hubbard, hulless, kabocha, pumpkin, spaghetti, summer, turban, white) for this property.|
|Fruit color||striped, green|
- Large, bulb-shaped winter squash with pale rind with bright green mottled stripes. Yellow flesh is mildly sweet. Vigorous vines, high yields of 8-10 lbs fruits about 18" long, and l0" in diameter at the widest part. Said to be resistant to squash vine borer. Suitable for pies and baking.
- Jeannine Chalmers, Coquitlam, BC 12 / CV ?
Year grown: 2012, 2013
- a.k.a Tennessee Sweet Potato Squash - an family heirloom of Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi.
- Introduced before 1893, possibly pre-1860.
- Also known as Improved Cushaw.
- Cushaws came from the West Indies, earlier than 1700.
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