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

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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:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

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

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill 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.



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