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PlantFiles: Winter Squash
Cucurbita maxima 'Navajo Hubbard'

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Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: maxima (MAKS-ih-muh) (Info)
Cultivar: Navajo Hubbard

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Type:
Unknown - Tell us

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Days to Maturity:
91 to 100 days

Mature Skin Color:
Medium Green
Orange
Multi-colored

Size:
7 to 11 pounds (3 to 5 kg)
12 to 20 pounds (5 to 9 kg)

Habit:
Vining

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Nov 5, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

105 days. Striking rounded squash grows with slate green and deep orange splotches. The hard-shelled waxy fruits will keep well. Has a nice flavored light yellow flesh and thick plumb seeds. 5-16lb. Will grow well in cooler weather where season length permits.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Tucson, Arizona



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