Papaya Pear Squash

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by Sandhills, Jun 24, 2004.

  1. Sandhills

    Sandhills Well-Known Member

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    I was just wondering if anyone had ever heard of this before?
    I found some at a garden store in the city, so I had to buy a plant and try it.
    It says on the plant tag that it is a summer squash. I'm also wondering if it is a hybrid or if I can save some seed and get the same plant next year. I guess I need to see if it tastes good before I worry about saving the seed. :)
     
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  3. Sandhills

    Sandhills Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the info. Now I can't wait to try them. I love to grill squash.
     
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    I have 5 of them growning in a container made from a 55 gallon plastic drum cut in half. Haven't tasted them yet but it's getting close. I grew them from seed from Territorial.
     
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    I have a bunch of these in my garden, they seem more dense and are realy good. Not as butter smooth as crookneck but stil just as tasty in its own right. I make up my "Squash" dish with crookneck, patty pan (peter pan) and the papaya pear squash and it is sooo yummy. They also produce really good..