plants. gardens. friends.

digthedirt is about gardening, outdoor living and loving our planet!

learn more »

Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita maxima 'Candy Roaster-North Georgia'

Botanical name: Cucurbita maxima 'Candy Roaster-North Georgia'

Common name: winter squash

Average rating: 0

It's not yet rated

What's your rating?

Planted
1
time

Photo credit: Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company
Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita maxima 'Candy Roaster-North Georgia'

at a glance

Soil: dry, acidic, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 4a thru 11a
Care:
average
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

fall interest, bee attracting, edible

go to full stats and tell us your opinion »

description for "Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita maxima 'Candy Roaster-North Georgia'"

Colorful, banana shaped fruit characterize 'Candy Roaster-North Georgia' winter squash. This unique variety is easily recognized by its oddly shaped fruit whose skin is pink with blue at its tips. This fruit can reach up to 18 inches in length and sports delicious, smooth tasting orange flesh. An ideal substitute for pumpkin pies. Maturity in 100 days. Edited by S.Derr

   You must login to vote!