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Green Striped Cushaw
  • Green Striped Cushaw Squash
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Green Striped Cushaw Squash (20-35 seeds) (SQ163) $2.25

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Green Striped Cushaw Squash

         
 
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(C. mixta) 95 days Big white fruit with small green stripes. Oblong shape with crooked necks and bulbous bottoms. The large vines are vigorous and are good for the South. A Native American squash that has an ancient history. Great for fall pumpkin sales.
 
Green Striped Cushaw Squash
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 9
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 2.5

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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3 out of 3 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
pearlspider
Location:
ROCKPORT, TX, United States
Date:
October 28, 2016
          5.0
 
Cushaw squash
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.5
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow

What are the cons? Sucumbs to mold and mildew.

Review:

Growing up in Illinois, my family had these in the garden every year. They work better in every recipe you would use pumpkin in. Even just baked they are better. Thanks for finding the seeds for me!!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

10 out of 11 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
tarp
Location:
Eureka Springs, AR, United States
Date:
February 6, 2016
          5.0
 
easy and fun to grow
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow, gets big

What are the cons? ants drill the mature squash

Review:

Cushaw squash do well here in N.W.AR despite our rocky, shallow, and very poor 'soil". Green stripes handles bugs and drought quite well here, vines get long, and the squash gets big without special effort-some big enough to consider entering in the local fair-to bad that never happens-as no matter where I store the mature squash-inside or out-ants find them and drill into them. Why?! I never even get to cook them...this doesn't happen with the Jonathan White Cushaws...or any other winter squash I grow...just the Green Stripe-I will try Green Stripe again someday-as they are fun and easy to grow.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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3 out of 13 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Zorro Gardener
Location:
Columbus, OH, United States
Date:
July 30, 2015
          3.0
 
ok
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? Grows easily.

What are the cons? Don't know of any yet

Review:

This came up as a volunteer. We thought it was butternut squash, but as the season progresses (now end of July) it's obvious it's something else--apparently green striped cushaw. Any relationship? Chose 3 for overall rating, since we're unfamiliar with it and it hasn't matured yet. Also, don't know yet about early maturity. Plant appeared at the end of May and now is bearing several squash which are not yet ready for harvesting. Will see as season continues.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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3 out of 9 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
yankee
Location:
high point, NC, United States
Date:
July 23, 2015
          4.0
 
growing
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? grows fast

What are the cons? none

Review:

How. To tell when to pick ? This is my first time growing.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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26 out of 26 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
flwrgrl
Location:
Wichita, KS
Date:
October 27, 2013
          5.0
 
Delicious
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? very hardy

What are the cons? none

Review:

The flesh is sweet and smooth. This squash made the best pumpkin pie filling I have ever eaten! It tolerated our hot dry summer very well. It was resistant to many of the pests that were chomping away at other squash..this will grow in my garden every year from now on!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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