Green Stripe Cushaw

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Green Stripe Cushaw
Family C. mixta
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
Fruit shape round
Fruit size large
Maturity late
Variety type heirloom
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Green Stripe Cushaw. 2012-11-05.


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.

Seed source:

Jeannine Chalmers, Coquitlam, BC 12 / CV ?

Year grown: 2012, 2013

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


  • 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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