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Help with ID of a squash

can anyone tell me what these are?
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Looks like a spaghetti squash on the left and a spaghetti squash x zucchini hybrid on the right.

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hi

is it possible.

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TZ -OH6 wrote:spaghetti squash x zucchini hybrid on the right.
Would that make it a spaghettini? :D
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TheWaterbug wrote:
TZ -OH6 wrote:spaghetti squash x zucchini hybrid on the right.
Would that make it a spaghettini? :D
But seriously, a more specific thread title, e.g. "What type of squashes are these?" or "Name this mystery squash!" would get a whole lot more responses.
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ok

on the second being a hybred how do u cook it the water bug

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hi

does anyone know how to cook the spaghetti squish or the hybred

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Cook the spaghetti squash about like acorn or butternut or any of those. You can cut in in half, scrape out the seeds in the middle, and then bake or boil. Or you can leave it whole, poke some holes then bake, microwave or boil, scraping out the seeds after it is cooked (which I find harder).

Difference between this and acorn squash is after it is cooked, you separate it into spaghetti like strands by by running a fork through it in the "from stem to stern" direction.

Don't know anything about your mystery hybrid, but you can probably cook it like any large squash (as above).
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rainbowgardener wrote:You can cut in in half, scrape out the seeds in the middle, and then bake
Dotted with some butter and brown sugar. Mmmmmmmm.
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hi

thanks guys for the adivce

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Or once you have it cooked and fluffed out into strands like spaghetti, you can treat it like that, with tomato sauce or whatever you do with spaghetti noodles.
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hi

tanks rainbow

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i mean thanks rainbow.

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The one on the right. did it come from a seed you saved from last year?

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BP know they came from plants we bought.

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The reason I ask is (sorry if you already know this) but when you put different curcibits close together they cross pollinate. The fruit will be what it should be, but if you save seed and replant, that fruit will look like what you have. I learned this from this forum last year. (A little too late)

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They both look like the same thing to me only the green one is not mature yet. Spaghetti both!
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Who started the plants?

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hi

so bobberman that is your last say they are both one in he same.

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doubledogfarm i bought them from a small gardening place near me.

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The second could be a type of pumpkin also but I still think its a spegetti squash!
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Looks to me that they started with contaminated seed stock, or they save their own seed. Crossed with something. Zucchini?

All the Spaghetti I have grown, start out gray to green tint, then mature yellow. The one is much to dark.

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Lets back up a little. Did these come off the same plant? How many squash plants did you buy? Mislabeled?

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hi

the same plant but my husband said he thinks different plants.

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If you harvest more, let us see them. :) I'm thinking you may have purchased a mislabeled plant.

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hi

ok know problem

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hi

here is some more
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The yellow tan are most likely Spaghetti, the other looks like a immature pumpkin.

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hi

does anyone else have ideas.

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I have the exact same issue...

[img]https://i294.photobucket.com/albums/mm113/drew4allyou/0726111506-01.jpg[/img]

They are growing on the same plant, next to each other...

One is clearly a spaghetti and one is a....???

They were marked "spaghetti" and bought from a garden centre.

There is a zucchini plant right next to these mystery squashes.

grapevine: Did you crack open the green ones yet??

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Two years ago I planted what I thought was spegetti squash and got the green ones. I cut them open and they were not anythibng like the spegetti squash but more like a young pumpkin.
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On the left, spaghetti sq.
On the right, an immature pumpkin.
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jal_ut wrote:On the left, spaghetti sq.
On the right, an immature pumpkin.
Since I don't want pumpkins, should I snip it to allow the real squashes to grow?

And when you say pumpkin, like something that will turn orange and I can carve in the fall??

If you were talking about my picture, wouldn't the pumpkin be the one on the left and the spaghetti the one on the right?

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If I remember right the so called pumpkin did not get orange but a off white and was not a spegetti squash when I opened it! At that time I thought I made a mistake labeling the seed since i was a saved seed I had from a spegetti squash the year before! I did have alot of zucks in the area so they may have crossed polinated!
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grapevine, I was talking about your first picture. If these both came off the same plant, they are both spaghetti squash. IMO

mmmfloorpie, I have no experience with a squash vine that produces two distinct types of squash, and I have gardened for a long time. Its a fluke. Record it.
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Jal_ut

the fluke has happened again but darker on the green stripes and back ground.

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grapevine wrote:the fluke has happened again but darker on the green stripes and back ground.
I think me and you are suffering from the same problem.

I've got a few "flukes" of these grainy skin alligators.

Did you cut one of the flukes open to see what's inside yet grapevine??

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Looking up the skirts of my spaghetti squash plants today I noticed that one was putting out speckled green fruit while the rest of the plants had the expected light green fruits. The seed were saved from one grocerystore spaghetti squash, so I guess that even in a big farm field of spaghetti squash there will be crossing if other varieties are grown nearby.

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