Pink Banana

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Pink Banana
Family C. maxima
Type bananawarning.png"banana" 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 pink
Fruit shape long
Fruit size large
Maturity midseason
Variety type heirloom
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Pink Banana. 2011-09-30.


(C.maxima) Cylindrical pink fruits 18-24" long and 5-7" in diameter. 8-15 lbs in weigh, dry yellow-orange sweet flesh. About 100-110 days to maturity.

Seed source:

1. Pinetree Seeds 08
2. Richmond Country Farms Market, BC 11
3. Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds 12

Year grown: 2011(2,3)

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


  • An heirloom winter squash variety that was very popular among American Pioneer families in the 19th century.
  • PI 518678. Collected near Fitchville, Huron County, New York in 1984.
  • USDA description:
Local type. Peduncle tan, corky. Fruit pink, smooth and unmarked with a light green zone at flower end. Seeds deep tan.

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