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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita moschata 'Greek Sweet Red'

Botanical name: Cucurbita moschata 'Greek Sweet Red'

Common name: winter squash

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Photo credit: Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company
Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita moschata 'Greek Sweet Red'

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

fall interest, bee attracting, edible

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description for "Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita moschata 'Greek Sweet Red'"

A very rare and delicious winter squash is 'Greek Sweet Red'. This variety features long necked, reddish orange fruit that are filled with deep orange, richly flavored flesh. This productive squash grows on vines that can reach up to 40 feet in length. Enjoy this tasty variety either grilled, fried or roasted. Maturity in 90-110 days. Edited by S. Derr

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