Does a cross pollination of a gourd and a squash create an edible squash?

Answer Answer Most gourds that I am familiar with are from a different genus - Lagenaria. In that case they will not cross with each other. Some decorative gourds are in the genus Cucurbita and will cross... Read More »

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Vegetable Gardening Squash, Gourds, and Cross-Pollination?

Squash, pumpkins and gourds are all members of the Cucurbita L.--gourd--genus and the Cucurbitaceae--cucumber--family, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. These fruits are typically be... Read More »

Is squash a gourd?

Can a gourd be planted next to a spaghetti squash?

What is the difference between a butternut squash&gourd?

Butternut squash and many gourds may look similar, with comparable colors and textures, but one is primarily used as food, while the other is dried and mostly used for ornamental purposes.About But... Read More »