Winter Squash Plants
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Delicata squash

Gardenstuff added on September 8, 2017 | Answered

Hello, This is the first year I am growing this squash. When will I know it is ready to harvest? Also is it able to be stored as a winter squash? Thank you!

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BushDoctor
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Answered on September 9, 2017

Because this squash has a harder rind, it can be stored as a winter squash. To know when it is ready, press your fingernail into the rind, and when it is hard, then it is ready to harvest. This article will be of further help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/delicata-squash-information.htm

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