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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita pepo, 'Uncle David's Dakota Dessert'

Botanical name: Cucurbita pepo, 'Uncle David's Dakota Dessert'

Common name: winter squash

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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
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Zones: 1a thru 11a
Care:
average
Lifespan:
annual
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Attributes:

edible

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description for "Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita pepo, 'Uncle David's Dakota Dessert'"

Cucurbita pepo 'Uncle David's Dakota Dessert' is a flavorful and robust variety, developed over 30 years by North Dakota grower David Podoll. 'Uncle David's Dakota Dessert' has the appearance and size similar to Buttercup. Bred for better flavor, yield and thicker flesh, it includes crosses with Hubbard and Gold Nugget Squash as well. Planting depth: .5-1 inch. Days to germination: 3-8 days. 95-105 days to maturity.

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