Most Cucurbita species are herbaceous vines that grow several meters in length and have tendrils. Long before European contact, Cucurbita had been a major food source for the native peoples of the Americas and today is widely used around the world in a variety of dishes.
South African favourite. The gem squash has a creamy, pale orange flesh with a lovely texture. Easy to grow, each plant can produce fifteen or more fruits grown on trailing vines.
BOTANICAL NAME: Cucurbita Pepo)
COMMON NAME: Gem Squash
AFRIKAANS NAME: Skorsie