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CTurtleGirl
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unknown squash

I have a mystery squash growing that I got in a multipack that had no tag. Here is a pic or the squash that just started growing:
What is it?
[img]https://photos-f.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs123.snc1/5288_1209545481640_1318808679_603493_2163863_n.jpg[/img]

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watermellon

it looks like it may be a water mellon.

cynthia_h
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Could be an immature Delicata, a variety of winter squash. Does it seem to be developing a "hard" outer skin, like pumpkins and butternut squash do?

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IDK...

Delicata are more of a light color.

[img]https://www.tradewindsfruit.com/vegetables/delicata_squash.jpg[/img]

petalfuzz
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It could be buttercup? I hope its not a gourd!!
Here's my mystery squash, that I'm pretty sure is buttercup:
[img]https://farm4.static.flickr.com/3508/3752608064_f551321789.jpg[/img]
Except for the speckles on yours, they look really similar...

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Looks like a gourd.



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