Ornamental Gourd, Field Pumpkin
Cucurbita pepo var. ovifera 'Sacred White Scallop Rattle'

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

Category:

Annuals

Vegetables

Vines and Climbers

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

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Foliage:

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Other details:

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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)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Sep 2, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

95 days The mature gourds are fascinating, resembling white sunbursts about 7 in. in diameter. Traditionally carved or painted for Native American ceremonial rattles. Rarely available commercially.