veggie ID

Asked August 14, 2017, 3:26 PM EDT

Please ID veggie

Prince George's County Maryland

1 Response

This is a type of winter squash called Butternut Squash.
Winter squash differ from summer squash like zucchini in that they have hard skins that make them last a long time.
Here is our page about winter squash, including how and when to harvest them:
http://extension.umd.edu/growit/vegetable-profiles-winter-squash

The link also includes a recipe for delicious Butternut Squash soup.

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