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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Various insects


Celebrating Fall Harvested VegetablesCelebrating Fall Harvested Vegetables
By dave on October 10, 2015

We open the Fall Harvested Vegetables Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, and more!

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Plant Events from our members
AndreA33 On April 24, 2016 Seeds germinated
AndreA33 On April 17, 2016 Seeds sown
Kristine1212 On March 29, 2018 Seeds sown
piksihk On August 20, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
Seeds were thrown in Mulch pile
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Favorite Winter Squash??????? by Paul2032 Jun 19, 2015 3:44 PM 105
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