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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita mixta 'Silver Edge'

Botanical name: Cucurbita mixta 'Silver Edge'

Common name: winter squash

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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita mixta 'Silver Edge'

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Soil: damp, 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 'Silver Edge'"

Grown mainly for its seeds but recognized by its color is 'Silver Edge' winter squash. This variety produces large white seeds with silver edging and round fruit with distinct white and green stripes. The seeds can be roasted or the whole squash can be used for Fall decorating. Maturity in 85-110 days. Edited by S. Derr

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