Winter Squash, Spaghetti Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Pasta'

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: pepo (PEP-oh) (Info)
Cultivar: Pasta
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Type:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Days to Maturity:

81 to 90 days

91 to 100 days

Mature Skin Color:

Cream

Size:

2 to 3 pounds (1 to 2 kg)

4 to 6 pounds (2 to 3 kg)

Habit:

Vining

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Hybrid

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 13, 2010, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

As described by Seminis: "A high-yielding hybrid spaghetti squash with unique cream-colored strands that hold together to make an ideal substitute for spaghetti. The medium vine has a very concentrated set. PASTA is recommended for commercial fresh market and home gardens."