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Q.Squash tastes green

Zone 56175 | rjzword added on December 6, 2018 | Answered

The squash looked ripe and was harvested in Sept or Oct, however some of it tastes green. Can anything be added to improve taste for cooking or making pie?

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Answered on December 8, 2018

Unfortunately, this taste is permanent. This can happen if not let to ripen, AND if let to ripen too long.

This article will give you more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/when-to-harvest-squash-best-time-to-pick-winter-or-summer-squash.htm

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