Spaghetti squash

Cucurbita pepo

  • Spaghetti squash
  • Spaghetti squash
  • Flower name
    Spaghetti squash
  • Scientific name
    Cucurbita pepo
  • Aliasイトウリ, 金糸瓜, 糸瓜, Spaghetti squash
  • Place of originAmericas
  • Place of floweringGarden, Field
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September

What is Spaghetti squash

Spaghetti Squash, scientific name:Cucurbita pepo, is a hardy annual vine and vegetable of the Cucurbita genus ,of the Cucurbitaceae Department in the American continent of origin. Deemed to be the origin of the name is cool with letting go of fiber, like somen filamentous. Vermicelli and rather resembles a noodle colour. Flowers are yellow Cup-shaped. Fruit consisting of flowers after the 20 cm is about 12 cm in diameter in a melon-shaped. Cooked off significantly next to as hard as the skin of the pumpkin skin and 15 minutes in a boiling pot to boil about 20 minutes in cold water, rubbing the skin with interesting fiber melts, vermicelli-like. The process is fun. The rendering thread-like fibers that smells like sweet potatoes, and interesting texture, not taste. Eat, and flavored with seasonings such as vinegar soy sauce and mayonnaise.

Common name: Spaghetti Squash, scientific name:Cucurbita pepo L., aka: Italy (luffa), it kabocha (pumpkin yarn), spaghetti squash (vermicelli and melon) and Soumen pumpkin (pumpkin noodle), Spaghetti squash, origin: Americas, living type: vine annual grass, flower color: yellow, fruit length: 15 minutes in a 20 cm diameter: 12 cm, hard like cooking: pumpkin Peel skin off next to the boiling pot-into cold water and boil about 20 minutes. Vermicelli-like and funny like melting fiber packed outer skin.Crunchy and smell to sweet potato like flavor is not.


  • Eye
    Cucurbitales
  • Family
    Cucurbitaceae
  • Genus
    Cucurbita
  • Species
    C. pepo
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    High cup-shaped
  • Leaf type
    Palm shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeVine, Hardy Annual grass vegetable
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height60.0 ~ 90.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower8.0 ~ 8.0 cm

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