Recommend a delicious roasting winter squash

kristimamaJanuary 24, 2012

I have room for one more winter squash this year and want to try something new.

I currently grow butternut and delicata... what should I try next?



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You certainly could not go wrong growing one of the standards--acorn, buttercup (kabocha), hubbard.

    Bookmark   January 25, 2012 at 10:12AM
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Does SF East Bay mean San Francisco? If so, why not try a c. maxima, as you don't have squash vine borers to bother you. As mentioned by brookw, hubbard and buttercup are good squash to try, and they're c. maximas. I can hardly grow them here. But when I've eaten them most c. maximas are superb.

Tahlequah, OK

    Bookmark   January 29, 2012 at 8:39AM
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Fordhook Acorn,Buttercup, Kikuza, Potimarron,Tennessee Sweet Potato, just to name a few.

    Bookmark   February 5, 2012 at 7:01PM
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Thanks for the recommendation folks. I also realized I could try some of these squashes now... Whole FOods has had pallets full of various winter squashes the last few weeks, and we stocked up. Next up, potimarron.

    Bookmark   February 9, 2012 at 9:39PM
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