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Squash Vine Borer - the sequel

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Squash Vine Borer - the sequel

Post  Cropper2 on 7/23/2010, 10:55 am

Before the SVB destroyed my plants, I had a dozen or so butternut squash that had gotten to be between 6 and 8 inches in diameter. All green in color. Is there any chance that they can ripen off the vine? Or should I just throw them away?

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Re: Squash Vine Borer - the sequel

Post  Megan on 7/23/2010, 4:51 pm

@Cropper2 wrote:Before the SVB destroyed my plants, I had a dozen or so butternut squash that had gotten to be between 6 and 8 inches in diameter. All green in color. Is there any chance that they can ripen off the vine? Or should I just throw them away?

I doubt they can ripen off the vine. But maybe you could try to use them as a summer squash? (So sorry to hear about that!)
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