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Green Striped Cushaw
  • Green Striped Cushaw Squash
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  • 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: 8
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 2.0

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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3 out of 3 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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2 out of 9 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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1 out of 6 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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20 out of 20 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

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21 out of 22 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Pumpkin Eater
Location:
Garden City, MI
Date:
September 2, 2013
          5.0
 
Green Striped Cushaw
Easy to Grow 0.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow. Many large fruit

What are the cons? Susceptible to powdery mildew

Review:

Bought package of seeds on a whim for 50 cents and was rewarded with a garden full of large fruits. Seeds were planted the third week of May in full sun. Plants were easy to grow and did not require weeding after the leaves were fully developed. Plants grew very vigorously setting numerous fruits. Give these Cushaws plenty of room where vines can roam. Due to wet growing this season in SE Michigan the leaves/vines started to die off in mid-August due to powdery mildew. However by this time most of the fruits were mature. Since it's still too hot to store these fruits in the root cellar they will be processesd and frozen for later use. Easy plants with good results for children to grow providing your garden has the room.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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