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Cushaw Pumpkin 'Green Striped Cushaw' Seeds

A Native American pumpkin/winter squash that was introduced before 1850 that is excellent for pies!

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$2.50
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Details

Green Striped Cushaw is a Native American pumpkin/winter squash that was introduced before 1850. The fruits are large and bulb-shaped with curved necks. They can weigh up to 40 lbs., with the average weight being around 10-15 pounds, and can grow to around 18" long, and 10" wide at the bowl. The skin is creamy-white and is mottled with green stripes. The light yellow flesh is slightly sweet, thick, fibrous, and is fine for pies and baking. Also perfect for decorative autumn displays.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Cucurbita mixta
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 7 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 14 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1 in.
When to Sow Indoors 2-4 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
Plant Spacing 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Days to Harvest 100-110
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Seeds Per Pack 15