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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita maxima, 'Lakota'

Botanical name: Cucurbita maxima, 'Lakota'

Common name: winter squash

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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita maxima, 'Lakota'
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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 maxima, 'Lakota'"

Cucurbita maxima 'Lakota' is a gorgeous teardrop Hubbard-type squash. 'Lakota' is prized by the Lakota Sioux Indian tribe. It exhibits decorative qualities with a sweet and nutty, deep-orange flesh. 5-7 lb.fruit. Planting depth: .5-1 inch. Days to germination: 3-7 days. 90 days to maturity.

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