Butternut Squash Plants
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Green Butternut squash

Anonymous added on September 5, 2015 | Answered

My husband picked some large butternut squashes that are still green with stripes. Can I eat them? Will they taste any good? How should I cook them?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on September 8, 2015

You can eat them, though they may not taste very good. However, sometimes you can ripen them off the vine. It just depends on how close to maturity they were. This article will help you try:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/ripening-green-unripe-squash.htm

In the future, your husband may want to harvest at the right time. This article will help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/butternut-squash-harvest.htm

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