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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita moschata 'Upper Ground Sweet Potato'

Botanical name: Cucurbita moschata 'Upper Ground Sweet Potato'

Common name: winter squash

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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita moschata 'Upper Ground Sweet Potato'

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

fall interest, bee attracting, edible, drought tolerant

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description for "Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita moschata 'Upper Ground Sweet Potato'"

Rivaling the taste of a butternut squash is 'Upper Ground Sweet Potato' winter squash. This long named variety is similiar in taste and appearance to a butternut but without the neck. Its tasty, yellow/orange flesh can be enjoyed roasted, grilled or fried. Maturity in 100 days. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Seeds originally collected in Kentucky

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