I have some pumpkins that are green with orange on the side that was in the dirt, that someone told me have cross pollinated with the cucumber plant that was planted too close. . . . Could this be?
Cross Pollination of Pumpkin and Cucumber
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
No. It is not possible. Squash and cucumbers are in two different families. It would be like a cat and a dog producing offspring. It just can't happen. This article will explain more: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/can-squash-cross-pollinate-with-cucumbers.htm