Squash

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by Buckrun, Aug 16, 2005.

  1. Buckrun

    Buckrun Well-Known Member

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    I bought a packet of mixed winter squash. They went wild and now I have some squash that I don't know what they are. The picture doesn't show how big they are. #5 is 16 or 18 inches long!

    I think #1 is called a turbin. # 2 looks like a butter cup but it doesn't have the bottom like a butter cup. I also got a bunch of acorn squash.

    HELP what are they? What can I do with them? I know some can be used in a pie like pumpkin. But which ones?
    Steve
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  2. Colleen in WI

    Colleen in WI Well-Known Member

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    Number 4 looks like a lakota squash. It's an heirloom squash. I am growing some this year for the first time so I can't say how they taste yet. Not as prolific as my acorn and butternut though. Sorry I can't help any more than that. :shrug:
     

  3. Mid Tn Mama

    Mid Tn Mama Well-Known Member Supporter

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    No. 5 is cushaw or otherwise known as potato squash.
     
  4. Buckrun

    Buckrun Well-Known Member

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    WOW I hadn't seen that before. Thanks that really worked great. :goodjob:

    Steve