squash vine


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Noun1.squash vine - any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruitssquash vine - any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
squash - edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable
Cucurbita, genus Cucurbita - type genus of the Cucurbitaceae
autumn pumpkin, Cucurbita pepo, pumpkin, pumpkin vine - a coarse vine widely cultivated for its large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds; subspecies of Cucurbita pepo include the summer squashes and a few autumn squashes
Cucurbita pepo melopepo, summer squash, summer squash vine - any of various usually bushy plants producing fruit that is eaten while immature and before the rind or seeds harden
winter squash, winter squash plant - any of various plants of the species Cucurbita maxima and Cucurbita moschata producing squashes that have hard rinds and mature in the fall
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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Squash vine borers got the better of him in year one.
(In other words, this won't work against squash vine borers if you plant squash in the same patch as last year.) Ag netting allows almost all of the sunlight through, but is woven tightly enough that even the smallest insects cannot get through.
The most attractive characteristics of the squash is the plant that is not only heat tolerant, but also resistant to the squash vine borer.
I especially like 'Seminole,' which has an incredible ability to last, and resists squash vine borers." He also highly recommends 'Tennessee Red Valencia' peanuts, which tolerate clay soil.
The others prepare squash vine tendrils and snow peas and cut the paayap into short pieces the length of cigarettes.
Remember that a squash vine or tomato plant grows in a matter of weeks, produces For several days or weeks, and then dies when the first frost comes.
The squash vine borer attacks winter and summer squash as well as melons.
Sex pheromone of the female squash vine borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae).
Blame the squash vine borer, a white worm with a brown head.
Bulbous, smooth-skinned butternuts (iCucurbita moschata) get high marks among organic gardeners because the sturdy vines are naturally resistant to squash vine borers, and because squash bugs usually prefer other types of winter squash.
Squash enemy #1, the squash vine borer, is the larva of a day flying moth which lays its eggs on the stem, just above the soil line.
For example, if you grow squash and your plants attract squash vine borers, the borer will consume the vine and then lay eggs that will develop into grubs in the soil.