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please tell me what these are

Posted by gailwill Zone 6 TN (gail_wms@bellsouth.net) on
Wed, Jul 30, 14 at 18:47

My neighbor sent these home with my grandson and he told me she said they are zucchini. I know the orange and yellow ones are not but the green one is the biggest zucchini I have ever seen. What are they?


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RE: please tell me what these are

overgrown zucchini and an orange crookneck


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Definitely an overgrown zucchini. We have something in the UK called marrows, which are basically the same. Personally I find them watery and tasteless, but lots of British people like them!


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The green one is definitely an overage zucchini. The orange one is a ripe straightneck, the yellow one an overage straightneck.


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Thanks everyone. I thought they just looked like squash that had been left in the garden too long. Are they worth eating? I mean are they going to be tough or anything?


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Truthfully, it's over ripe squash like this that make people think they don't like summer squash. Personally, I don't eat them when they're so overgrown.


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