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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita maxima 'Sibley'

Botanical name: Cucurbita maxima 'Sibley'

Common name: winter squash

also known as (pikes peak)

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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita maxima 'Sibley'

at a glance

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

winter interest, fall interest, bee attracting, edible

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description for "Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita maxima 'Sibley'"

Long after harvest, the taste of 'Sibley' winter squash keeps getting better. This variety, sports long, cylindrical shaped fruit with distinct tapering at its ends and gorgeous slate blue skin. Its sweet tasting, dry skin retains its flavor months after harvest. Enjoy roasted, grilled or fried. Maturity in 100 days. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Seeds originally collected in Guatamala

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