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Cushaw 'green-stripped'

Now the mystery has been solved! This is a Green Striped Cushaw. Some how, this squash sprouts up every year and takes over part of my yard. I didn’t plant it, so I didn’t know what it was called. So I called it my Mystery Squash or Striped Folian Squash, but recently I saw a seed pack in a store with a picture of this squash and the mystery was solved!

This planting is in the Vegetable garden.

volunteer (it just appeared in my garden!)

Latest Milestone Harvesting

Quantity: 1

Plant Cushaw Cucurbita argyrosperma 20



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Linked Plantings & Stash Items

Name Garden Gardener Location Planted Archived


  • 14 Sep 2013

    Harvesting day 499

  • 14 May 2013

    Blooming day 376

  • 04 Apr 2013

    Harvesting day 336

    This is probably one of my biggest harvests so far, because I pulled up most of the vines. Some are still growing though.The weight is +/-.

    14.0 x item 140.0 lb

  • 04 Mar 2013

    Harvesting day 305

    Here are 2 of my Cushaws. I have about 17 more (that size +/-) waiting to be picked & many smaller ones. A quarter is at base of left one.

    2.0 x item 24.5 lb

  • 21 Feb 2013

    Reviewed day 294

    This is one of the easiest and most prolific vegetables I have growing in my garden. I’ve had it growing for years now, but I never planted it, never watered or fertilized, never planted it in one of my raised beds with rich soil, step on it all the time

    4 stars

  • 04 Sep 2012

    Harvesting day 124

  • 04 Jul 2012

    Harvesting day 62

    This one is smaller than most, but my husband cut the vine while cutting the grass, so I harvested it.

    1.0 x item 8.0 lb

  • 04 Jun 2012

    Harvesting day 32

    This one is smaller than most, but it was in the way on the path to the back of the shed. It needed to be moved, so I harvested it.

    1.0 x item 10.0 lb

  • 03 May 2012

    Established day 0


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