Ornamental Gourd, Field Pumpkin
Cucurbita pepo var. ovifera 'Warty'

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: pepo var. ovifera
Cultivar: Warty
Additional cultivar information:(aka Orange Warted, Warty Hardhead, Warty Fancy Gourd)
Registered or introduced: 1885

Category:

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Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

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

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

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On Sep 19, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 4 inch warty round cultivar which may be orange, green, white, or striped.