Slow Food USA: Green Striped Cushaw - green and white striped pumpkin


green and white striped pumpkin - 15 Winter Squash and Pumpkins Varieties

In summary, the Green Striped Cushaw can be tasty if prepared with care; it is preferred by many cooks in the American South over the standard pumpkin for use in pumpkin pie. It is a hardy plant, one that tolerates heat and resists the deadly vine borer; it can be grown easily in vegetable gardens, and it can be stored for an unusually long time. Striking green and white striped fruits avg. 7-25 lb. Great for cooking. Avg. 2-4 fruits per plant. Bulbous bottom with tapered neck. Full vine. Avg. 2,300 seeds/lb. Packet: 30 seeds.

People are getting picky about their pumpkins, and that bin of dusty orange ones at the local market may not produce the perfect specimen to display on the porch or front steps.You've seen the white ones, the green ones, the tall ones, and squat ones, but what are their names and varieties?Author: Lisa Hallett Taylor. 115 days. Cucurbita argyrosperma. Plant produces good yields of 20" long with curved neck pumpkin. The skin is white with green stripes. It has thick yellow flesh. A colorful Halloween display. United States Department of Agriculture, PI 512128. pk/10.

The Styrian Hulless is another gorgeous striped pumpkin with a bonus. This Austrian heirloom has hulless seeds that are perfect for roasting or eating raw. The flesh can be used in soups or you can simply enjoy the gold and green striped skin as a visual feast. There are many other striped pumpkins, especially in the smaller sizes. Big, white fruit with small, green stripes. Oblong shape with crooked necks and bulbous bottoms. Home Shop by Department Vegetable Seeds Squash Winter Squash Green Striped Cushaw Squash. Product Quantity Price; Green Striped Cushaw Squash (20-35 seeds) (SQ163) $2.75: Add To Cart. Great for fall pumpkin sales. Customer Reviews;5/5(23).