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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita maxima 'Jumbo Pink Banana'

Botanical name: Cucurbita maxima 'Jumbo Pink Banana'

Common name: winter squash

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Photo credit: Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company
Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita maxima 'Jumbo Pink Banana'

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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 maxima 'Jumbo Pink Banana'"

Recognized by its colorful and uniquely shaped fruit is 'Jumbo Pink Banana' winter squash. This variety features large, pink skinned fruit with sweet, dry tasting flesh. This smooth thin, brittle skin turns pink/orange at maturity. Enjoy its tasty flesh either in canning or baking or even home made baby food. Maturity in 100 days. Edited by S. Derr

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