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Ornamental Gourd, Field Pumpkin
Cucurbita pepo var. ovifera 'White Crown of Thorns'

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: pepo var. ovifera
Cultivar: White Crown of Thorns

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Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

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Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

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On Jul 9, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 3 x 4 inch white fruit which resembles a white bush scallop with 10 sharp points or fingers. Available from Hollar Seeds. For decorative use.