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zephyr squash growth habit

Posted by conchitaFL 10 Hutchinson Island (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 19, 14 at 14:21

I've been thinking I'd like to try zephyr squash this fall, but I'm pretty limited on space and I'm not sure how it grows. I know that despite the fact that it's a summer squash it has a lot of butternut in its ancestry, so is it more of a bush type or a vining plant?


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RE: zephyr squash growth habit

Zephyr squash is a big straightneck type. C. Pepo No butternut C. moschata heritage.Bush is large like a zucchini But a bush non the less


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RE: zephyr squash growth habit

Thanks, farmerdill. Yes, I should have said acorn and delicata rather than butternut. But I'm glad to know it's a regular bush.


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RE: zephyr squash growth habit

It gets bigger than any other bush summer squash, but it is a favorite of mine.


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RE: zephyr squash growth habit

Thanks, little_minnie. It sure is pretty.


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