Delicata Squash

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Binomial Name Cucurbita pepo var. pepo
Taxon Species
Description Delicata is an oblong, cylindrical, cream-colored squash with green and sometimes orange stripes. Like all squash, it grows on vines. It has deep orange flesh that tastes like a sweet potato, but sweeter. Delicata is consumed as a winter squash, but is actually in the same species as summer squash: Cucurbita pepo. Delicata is delicious roasted, baked, sauteed, or steamed. When roasted or baked, the rind can be eaten as well.
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Icicle Radish
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growing Degree Days
Sowing Method Direct seed in groups of 2, thin to 1 plant when seedling have 2 sets of adult leaves
Spread (diameter) 80 centimeters
Row Spacing 90 centimeters
Height 30 centimeters

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