A winter squash of a variety with a green or yellow rind and yellow flesh.
- Buttercups, various Hubbard squashes and giant prize-winning pumpkins belong to Cucurbita maxima.
- Properly matured Hubbard squash have very hard shells and will store for long periods.
- However, spaghetti squash has a shorter storage life of two months and Hubbard squashes can be kept for up to six months.
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