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Help Identifying

Posted by sunnyk Z6 SW Coastal CT (My Page) on
Tue, Oct 4, 11 at 19:22

I planted seeds for 'Carnival' that I received in a swap. So far I had a vine that gave me an Acorn squash and then another vine that gave me this:

I assumed it was a Pumpkin of sorts, but my son keeps telling me he thinks it is something else.

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RE: Help Identifying

The swapper grew carnival and other squash in the same patch and the seeds you got were hybrids from his/her carnival plant. Squash cross freely and this isn't a named variety. Looks like a large ornamental gourd to me, meaning that it may have a hard shell and won't be good for eating.

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