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PlantFiles: Cushaw Pumpkin, Winter Squash
Cucurbita mixta 'Gold Striped Cushaw'

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Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: mixta (MIKS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Gold Striped Cushaw

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Type:
Cushaw (winter)

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

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

Days to Maturity:
91 to 100 days
101 to 110 days

Mature Skin Color:
Yellow
Striped

Size:
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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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On Nov 21, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Less vigorous than Green Striped or the White Cushaw, but it is pretty in yellow with darker gold stripes. Relatively rare, I do not reccommend it fro production. As a novelty it is great. Flavor is comparable to the White.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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