Delicata Squash Cucurbita pepo var. pepo
How to sow delicata squash: Direct seed in groups of 2, thin to 1 plant when seedling have 2 sets of adult leaves
Sun requirement for delicata squash: Plant in Full Sun
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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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delicata squash is a variety of Cucurbita pepo
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