Growing Buttercup Squash

I planted two buttercup squash plants. They are now huge and there is an 8" to 10" green squash growing. Is this a summer squash or a winter squash? I have also planted butternut squash which I always have. I know this is a winter squash and when ripe has a light brown/tan outer skin.

By Joe from Boston, MA



July 11, 20110 found this helpful

Both squash varieties are a winter squash. They both should be picked when the vine starts to die back. Once cut off the vine they should be cured before storing.

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