Cushaw yellowing and die off

Farmer_Cornish111July 6, 2014

I was given some seeds that a woman said were like Cushaw but another strain is 100 years old and kept alive buy her family. We also bought a squash or two from her. It was the most delicious squash ever. I think we bought a 19 pounder.

The seeds from her produce an squash Like Cushaw in every way but much darker green and taste.

She told me she has wonderful success growing right in manure. I only added two bags of mix.

Halfway through the season my leaves in the center of the hill started yellowing and dying. I have 4 vines and squash on each one and the die off is happening equally on each vine.

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Are the fruits mature? A lot of my squash have already started dying off but most have already produced 3 large mature fruites per plant. The male/female flowering timing on my japanese (pie pumpkin) cushaw plants were WAY off so I only got four mature fruits out of three plants. The two plants that produced, have mostly died off but the one fruitless plant is hanging on...

    Bookmark   July 10, 2014 at 3:47AM
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