bell7283
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Oh thats great. Space is a factor so I only grow bush type squash. If I can find the seeds I might give delicata squash a shot next year.
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jal_ut
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You could say the Delicata is the same size of plant as the crookneck squash. Maybe a little bigger than zucchini. Depends on the zucchini though I guess.
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If you Google, Delicata Squash seed, there are at least 6 seed companys on the first page.

https://www.google.com/search?q=delicat ... e&ie=UTF-8

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PunkRotten
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I ate some Butternut squash soup tonight. I plan on growing squash from here on out. I am curious about Delicata as well, but from what I read I know it will be good to eat. So eventually I will try that one too.

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