Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: BC Canada
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Cathy Mama to James(6)and Maggie Mae (1) Wife to Dave
And with #3 Due in August 2013!!!
those are some nice looking squashes! Mine are still the size of tennis balls...were they cross pollinating? I have certainly seen some mixed varieties, last year I had a pumpkin that was very worty and had green lines from top to bottom.
1st one sure does look like a hubbard. Hmmm... Interesting.
Not sure about the second, I couldn't find a picture of that variety, is it a spaghetti squash?
Your Howden pumpkin looks like an immature Lakota squash. If it ripens to a rich red-orange, that's what you have. I like my Lakotas a lot - they are a nice, dense squash and keep very well (I just store in my stairwell and often am still eating them in May!). Here's a photo of a mature one:
It could also be a Red Kuri, but it really looks like a Lakota to me. Not all Lakotas end up with the green striping shown in the link above ....
|33 members and 11,538 guests|
|Daffodil , Deborah , fange , hakunangovi , HeatherArtLife , hillymum , jane28edelweiss , Janeen0225 , katelove , kathymuggle , lilmissgiggles , Lydia08 , Michele123 , Mirzam , moominmamma , oaksie68 , perspective , philomom , Poppy Charlotte , RollerCoasterMama , RosemaryV , rubelin , SchoolmarmDE , sciencemum , serrapep87 , shanna-cat , shoeg8rl , sren , stephalittle , talldarkeyes , zebra15|
|Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.|