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PlantFiles: Winter Squash
Cucurbita maxima 'Georgia Candy Roaster'

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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: Georgia Candy Roaster

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Type:
Unknown - Tell us

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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

Days to Maturity:
91 to 100 days

Mature Skin Color:
Yellow

Size:
20 to 35 pounds (9 to 16 kg)
35 to 100 pounds (16 to 45 kg)

Habit:
Vining

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive tombaak On Sep 10, 2008, tombaak from High Desert, NV (Zone 5a) wrote:

Super tasty and easy to grow!

Neutral Farmerdill On Jan 25, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A large strain (60 lb) of the Pink Banana.

Regional...

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

Fayetteville, Georgia
Carson City, Nevada



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