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

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

Regional

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

Augusta, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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.