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funnypie11
Jun 19, 2017 10:50 AM CST
I have a variety plants sprouting up from compost-based garden, including tomatoes, peppers, acorn squash, gourds, and a weird melon plant thing. Kind of looks like a korean or a golden melon, but tastes really bland, so I think it may be a type of squash.
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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Jun 19, 2017 11:36 AM CST
Welcome!

Squash are notorious for cross pollinating with one another. It may be a combination of more than one type.
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Name: Elaine
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dyzzypyxxy
Jun 19, 2017 12:39 PM CST
Hi and welcome. It looks a bit like an immature Acorn-type squash, from the look of the seeds. If the plant produces another fruit, leave it on the vine for a few weeks longer and see what it looks like when the seeds are more mature.
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