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Q.Spaghetti Squash

Anonymous added on August 17, 2011 | Answered

I have a few spaghetti squash questions.

1) I bought seed for spaghetti squash that had a picture of the mature squash on the package; however, my spaghetti squash never seemed to turn yellow. Instead, they are all a very light, light green. Is there something wrong with them? What can I do to change the color?

2) Is spaghetti squash considered a summer or a winter squash?

3) When is the correct time to harvest them?

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Answered on August 18, 2011

1) They may not be ripe yet. Give them a little more time on the vine and they should turn yellow.

2) It is a winter squash.

3) This article will help with when to harvest (go to the bottom half of the article): https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/when-to-harvest-squash-best-time-to-pick-winter-or-summer-squash.htm

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