Pumpkin - Squash

Supermarket squash have a very dark green hard skin and are simialr in shape to buttercup squash, however they have strong ribbed skin, whereas a buttercup is smoother. The skin can often change from green to an orangey colour with age.
They weigh about 1.5kgs with a diameter of 10-15cm, have orange flesh and a very sweet flavour. Supermarket squash have a very good shelf life and are often found on retail shelves in the winter when other local squash types are no longer available.