|The large banana is for comparison. The body of the squash measures 21 inches, not including the stems|
My dear husband bought the seeds himself and decided to try two different type of squash instead of sticking with the Buttercup squash. He bought some Buttercup and Hubbard seeds and never said a word about his purchase. The seeds were planted and cared by a friend nursery man until the plants were large enough to transplant in the garden. My husband enlisted the help from the young hired hand to plant and care for the squash and I really didn't had anything to do with it this year.
A few days ago, my husband proudly brought the monster squash in the house. I thought that it was a mishap squash until he said, "This is a Hubbard squash and they say they're really good when fully mature" My reaction : Oh my gosh! That squash would feed an army, this is not practical, it's too big" What can I say, didn't I told you that he's generous to a fault. I'm just waiting for the church supper kitchen staff's reaction. After all it won't cost them a cent.
Too bad most of you live so far away. JB