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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita maxima, 'Queensland Blue'

Botanical name: Cucurbita maxima, 'Queensland Blue'

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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edible

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description for "Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita maxima, 'Queensland Blue'"

Cucurbita maxima 'Queensland Blue' is a superb winter keeper from "down under" with thick, gray green skin, deep ribbing, and sweet, deep orange flesh. 'Queensland Blue' has a classic buttercup shape is occasionally pointed on the bottom. 10-12 pounds. Planting depth: .5-1 inch. Days to germination: 3-7 days. 105-115 days to maturity.

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