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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...

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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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Re: Jal_ut

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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