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Boston Marrow Squash



Boston Marrow Squash are oval, pointed at both ends, with reddish-orange thin rind.

Inside, they have finely-textured, orangey-yellow flesh.

They weigh 6 to 10 pounds (2 3/4 to 4 1/2 kg.)

The vine-type plant is very productive, but sensitive to herbicides.

60-70 days to maturity.

Cooking Tips

They are good for canning or pies.

Often used in commercially-made canned pumpkin.

Storage Hints

Stores well.

History Notes

Some say Boston Marrow Squash is native to the Andes; others say it was originally grown by natives in Upper New York state.

See also:

Winter Squash

Acorn Squash; Banana Squash; Berrettina Piacentina Squash; Black Futsu Squash; Blue Ballet Squash; Blue Kuri Squash; Blue Lakota Squash; Boston Marrow Special Squash; Boston Marrow Squash; Buttercup Squash; Butternut Squash; Carnival Squash; Chirimen Squash; Cornell Bush Delicata Squash; Crown Prince Squash; Cushaw Green Striped Squash; Cushaw Squash; Cushaw White Squash; Delicata Squash; Dulce de Horno Squash; Eat It All Squash; Galeux d'Eysines Squash; Gem Squash; Golden Delicious Squash; Golden Nugget Squash; Hubbard Squash; Jarradale Squash; Lakota Squash; Longue de Nice Squash; Mammoth Squash; Marina di Chioggia Squash; Mountaineer Squash; Muscat de Provence Squash; Onion Squash; Piena di Napoli Squash; Queensland Blue Squash; Red Kuri Squash; Red Warty Thing Squash; Rugosa Butternut Squash; Rumbo Squash; Shishigatani Squash; Sibley Squash; Spaghetti Squash; Sucrine du Berry Squash; Sugar-Loaf Squash; Swan White Acorn Squash; Sweet Dumpling Squash; Sweet Keeper Squash; Sweet Kikuza Squash; Sweet Meat Squash; Table King Bush Acorn Squash; Tennessee Sweet Potato Squash; Tonda Padana Squash; Tri Star Squash; Turban Squash; Whangaparaoa Crown Squash; Winter Luxury Pie Squash; Winter Squash; Yokohama Squash; Young's Beauty Squash; Zapalo Plomo Squash

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Also called:

Cucurbita maxima Boston Marrow (Scientific Name)

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Oulton, Randal. "Boston Marrow Squash." CooksInfo.com. Published 12 October 2005; revised 26 June 2009. Web. Accessed 04/30/2016. <http://www.cooksinfo.com/boston-marrow-squash>.

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