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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita mixta 'Pipian From Tuxpan'

Botanical name: Cucurbita mixta 'Pipian From Tuxpan'

Common name: winter squash

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Photo credit: Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company
Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita mixta 'Pipian From Tuxpan'

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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 mixta 'Pipian From Tuxpan'"

Eye catching color describes 'Pipian From Tuxpan' winter squash. This oddly named variety, sports attractive white flesh with unique green striping. This easy to grow selection is also known for its tasty and attractive looking seeds. These are basked in white and lined at their edges in silver. These are either roasted or can be eaten raw, while its flesh can be used in desserts and other baked goods. Maturity in 85-110 days. Edited by S. Derr

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