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    Boston Marrows are large, bright orange squashes that can weigh anywhere between 10 and 50 lbs., although 25 lbs. is more common. They are an excellent eating squash and can be turned into soups or pies.

    Latin Name

    Cucurbita maxima 'Boston Marrow


    Family

    Cucurbitaceae


    Type of Plant

    Annual
    Vegetable

    Bloom Season

    July - September


    Seasons

    Summer
    Fall

    Specifications

    Max Height: 1.5'
    Max Spread: 15'

    Uses

  • Annual
  • Edible
  • Ornamental
  • Vegetable

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun

    Colors


    Native Range

    South America


    Other Details

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