Jack-b-little/Delicata Hybridizing

brewguy85(5b)June 20, 2010

I was wondering if anyone has ever tried crossbreeding Delicata and Jack-B-Little before and what the possible outcome might be?

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farmerdilla

Have no idea what shape or color you will get, but they are both C.pepo and will cross readily. They will not be any larger than a delicata.

    Bookmark   June 21, 2010 at 3:34PM
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brewguy85(5b)

I'm sort of hoping to get something similar to the sweet lightning variety. which would be a a mini-pumpkin with improved flavor and/or altered coloration.

    Bookmark   July 8, 2010 at 11:48PM
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brewguy85(5b)

They're planted within 3 feet of each other so I'm pretty confident they're going to cross naturally, but I have done some hand pollination to make sure.

    Bookmark   July 9, 2010 at 3:57PM
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