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I have mixed up my corgettes and butter nut squash plants

How do I tell the difference from the leaves?



Hi, welcome to GoY, at this stage I doubt if you can tell the difference, but I don't grow veg, so maybe someone will be able to tell you, when you start to get flowers, you may be able to distinguish which is which, if not, try posting a photograph on here and ask again, Derek.

12 May, 2015


Very difficult, last year I bought a courgette plant from the garden centre, with the right label, and it turned out to be squash, the labels get muddled, I didn't realise until it was quite big by which time it was to late, so really you take a chance.

12 May, 2015


I don't grow veg but I seem to recall that courgette leaves have a spikey edge to their leaves - dentate - lots of little teeth! If that helps.

12 May, 2015

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